NEW YORK – UM, a division of IPG Mediabrands, announced that Lynn Lewis, UM’s Global Managing Partner, J3, was named as one of the 2013 inductees into the Advertising Hall of Achievement (AHOA).

Lynn’s induction into the AHOA is the culmination of her years spent moving the ad industry forward and her contributions to the media community as a whole. J3’s innovative and creative work is testament to her dedication to UM’s philosophy of curious thinking and her innovative spirit.

This annual honor, given by the American Advertising Federation (AAF), is the industry’s gold standard for recognizing the leading young advertising professionals, age 40 and under. It’s also a testament to the type of barrier breaker who makes a monumental contribution to the industry and beyond.

“This incredible Class of inductees showcases not only amazing individual accomplishment, but also the amazing impact advertising is having on the cultural landscape of our nation and the world,” said James Edmund Datri, President & CEO of the AAF.

In addition to her AHOA induction, Lynn was also presented with the esteemed Jack Avrett Volunteer Spirit Award. Since 1996, this award has recognized an inductee who has demonstrated an exceptionally high commitment to public service and the betterment of both the advertising industry and the larger community.

About UM
UM ( is a global media agency that fuses curiosity and creativity to unlock competitive advantage for brands through media. Our philosophy of curiosity is driven by the power of story-telling fueled by intelligence, insights and ideas. A division of IPG Mediabrands, UM has more than 130 offices in 100 countries and over 4,800 employees committed to developing creative, strategic and customized campaigns for every client. Ranked as the most creative media agency by AdNews in 2012, UM also was recognized for leadership in advanced analytics by Media Magazine. UM’s list of clients includes Brown-Forman, Chrysler, Coca-Cola, ExxonMobil, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal Paris, MasterCard, Microsoft and Sony. In 2012, UM’s new business global wins and retention received a grade A from RECMA.

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