Company Overview of GroupM Worldwide Inc.
GroupM Worldwide Inc. provides media investment management services in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. It owns and operates media agencies. The company also offers integrated planning and buying services; content and brand partnerships, including sports entertainment and cause marketing; mobile, multicultural, and performance marketing services; advertisement operations; and analytics services. In addition, it provides marketing science, technology, and consulting services, such as fact-based business assessment and strategies; media investment management operations; strategy and tactics; and financial, business, and legal...
498 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10018
Founded in 1999
Key Executives for GroupM Worldwide Inc.
Chairman and Global Chief Executive Officer
Chief Data Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Analytics
Chief Executive Officer of Europe, Middle East & North Africa
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
GroupM Worldwide Inc. Key Developments
GroupM Appoints Filip Jabbour as CEO for Middle East and North Africa Region
May 27 15
In order to drive growth in the Middle East and North Africa, GroupM has appointed Filip Jabbour as CEO for the region. Based in Dubai, Jabbour will begin his new role from June 2015 and report to GroupM Europe, Middle East & North Africa CEO Dominic Grainger. In his new post, Jabbour will be responsible for developing GroupM's strategy and accelerating the growth of its media agencies Mindshare, MEC, MediaCom, and BPG Maxus across the region. Jabbour will launch operations to leverage GroupM's scale and accelerate development of media agency offerings with focus on developments in digital, technology, and data management, as well as partnerships with media, entertainment and sports rights owners to create additional value and drive advantages for clients. Jabbour joins GroupM from Spark where he was executive vice president and managing director. He was also previously with Starcom MediaVest Group as global business development director, where he spearheaded strategy with clients and drove new business internationally.
GroupM Appoints David Grabert as Global Director of Corporate Communications
May 13 15
GroupM announced that it has named David Grabert as Global Director of Corporate Communications. In this role, he will lead strategic external and internal communications to support GroupM’s worldwide leadership in media investment, data and technology on behalf of the company’s agencies and clients. Grabert joins GroupM from Clear Channel Outdoor, where he led corporate communications for the company’s Americas division. He is a 15-year media industry veteran with prior senior communications and marketing experience at Cox Communications, Comcast and Canoe Ventures.
GroupM Announces Executive Changes
May 5 15
GroupM has hired Web18 CEO Lakshmi Narasimhan as its first-ever chief growth officer for South Asia. The company has also promoted its managing partner, South Asia, Tushar Vyas, to the role of chief strategy officer. Chief financial officer Sridhar Ramasubramanian is now the new chief operating officer of GroupM South Asia. All of them will report to GroupM South Asia CEO CVL Srinivas. In this new role, Narasimhan will be responsible for GroupM's geographical expansion within India as well as other South Asian markets, besides managing the revenue streams of the company. Narasimhan started his career in media buying and planning in 1999 with Madison and then moved to GroupM's MindShare in 2000. He joined Network18 in 2007 and served in various roles before shifting back to GroupM. In his new role, Vyas will develop future products for the company, including data, digital and content offerings. GroupM is working on several initiatives to build new media products with a special focus on emerging categories, like ecommerce. Ramasubramanian will manage GroupM Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan, besides leading the financial, commercial and IT teams. The CEOs of these markets will now report to him.
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