Our Values


At Mediabrands, we believe that values shape behavior and drive performance. We have a strong community and a culture of care at Mediabrands as a result of a set of shared values that we have as a network.

Our values are simple:

  • Respect for all
  • Accountability to excellence
  • Commitment to diversity, equity & inclusion
  • Collaboration through trust
  • Responsibility to our communities and to our future

These values translate into a myriad of everyday actions in our agencies and brands, and also into leadership positions we take as Mediabrands in the industry including:


Media Responsibility

Elijah Harris

IPG Mediabrands’ Latest Media Responsibility Index Proves Top Platforms Have Responded Favorably to Network’s Media Responsibility Push

February 8, 2021 | Share this article
Media Responsibility

Eli Harris - Global Head of Social, Reprise

Media Responsibility Principles Officially Adopted by the 4As and Media Responsibility Index Endorsed by the Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM), Continuing the Initiative’s Success New York, NY – February 8, 2021 – IPG Mediabrands today released its latest Media Responsibility Index, a quantitative report that strives to raise industry standards around brand safety and

Daryl Lee

Should social media platforms need a license to operate?

January 27, 2021 | Share this article
Media Responsibility

Daryl Lee - Global CEO, Mediabrands

A license to operate would convey our commitment to holding powerful engines in our society responsible for our collective safety. The events of this past year have raised important questions about media in the 21st century. For many of us in the media business, it’s been a much-needed wake-up call, reminding us that our profession

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

IPG Mediabrands’ MAGNA Unveils Day One of Its First-Ever Equity Upfront™

March 15, 2021 | Share this article
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Joy Profet - Head of Growth & Operations, MAGNA US

Launched on Monday March 15th, the weeklong event and subsequent monthly Equity experiences will raise visibility for nearly 100 Black-owned and Black-targeted media businesses New York, NY – March 15, 2021 – IPG Mediabrands and MAGNA today launched day one of a first-of-its-kind Equity Upfront™, an annual weeklong event during the week of March 15th,

Interpublic Group Plans Upfront Sessions for Media Focused on Black Consumers (EXCLUSIVE)

March 2, 2021 | Share this article
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Joy Profet - Head of Growth & Operations, MAGNA US

TV companies have found a way to get an early crack at Madison Avenue billions. Now one of the nation’s biggest media buyers hopes to do the same for media businesses focused on Black consumers. Each Spring, the nation’s biggest TV companies work for millions of dollars as part of a process known as the

Sustainability and Purpose

Mediabrands’ Rapport Debuts Eco-Friendly OOH Signage

February 23, 2021 | Share this article
Sustainability and Purpose

Molly McCarthy - VP, Production, Rapport

Mediabrands’ out-of-home agency Rapport claims to be the first media agency to offer all U.S. clients sustainable eco-friendly signage designed to purify the air. The “Rapport Beyond” initiative uses a special coating of Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) affixed to printed materials like billboards and related media products to remove NOx gases such as carbon emissions and

We will never be the same again, but hopefully we might look similar

May 20, 2020 | Share this article
Sustainability and Purpose

Fiona Johnston - CEO, Australia, UM

There are lots of great ideas and intents being shared around about what a post-COVID world might look like, but I call a little ‘BS’ on a lot of it. Not because I am a cynic or a naysayer – far from it – but because I think we underestimate how much Henry Ford’s nine-to-five

Privacy and Data Ethics

UM’s Arielle Garcia: Privacy must become a business imperative

July 30, 2020 | Share this article
Privacy and Data Ethics

Arielle Garcia - Chief Privacy Officer, UM

Her new role as the media giant’s first chief privacy officer covers the vast scope of a consumer’s personal preference to a world of local, national and global compliance regulations. As privacy regulations and government oversight increases, global media agency UM took the initiative to create the position of chief privacy officer. And who better

Ben Tuff

‘We can’t be cowed into shame on data’

August 19, 2019 | Share this article
Privacy and Data Ethics

Ben Tuff - Chief Product Officer, APAC, UM

If Cambridge Analytica had been employed by a large FMCG company, utilised the same methods and driven incremental but meaningful share gains, and then been uncovered, would the concern and interest be so high? I somehow doubt it. The storm would have been contained to a marketing teacup; the fine unnoticed by many. But the