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


September 27, 2021 | Share this article
Media Responsibility

Harrison Boys - Director, Standards & Investment Product, MAGNA EMEA

Platform Policies Struggle to Keep Pace in an Increasingly Dangerous Advertising Environment with Few Checks on Simple Inaccuracies through to Deliberate Disinformation Campaigns New York, NY — September 27 — A new study by IPG Mediabrands examines the accelerating amount of inaccurate and misleading content appearing across online news outlets and social media platforms. The

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

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


October 18, 2021 | Share this article
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Brian Hughes - EVP, Managing Director, Audience Intelligence & Strategy, MAGNA

Agency looks to help brands better connect with underrepresented audiences In an effort to help advertisers better connect with underserved audiences, IPG Mediabrands is using inclusion analytics data from Nielsen-owned Gracenote. Gracenote’s Inclusion Analytics data is designed to provide visibility into the gender, race, ethnicity and sexual orientation of the talent appearing in popular linear TV

Belonging, Retention and Persevering for the Greater Good

October 1, 2021 | Share this article
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Mary Watson - Vice President, Culture & People Experience

The second day of Advancing Diversity Week was devoted to Belonging + Retention. The focus of the day was to call attention to the glaring lack of retention for African Americans and people of color within the adverting and marketing industry. As much as a seductive story permeates the industry that lays the onus for

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

Rapport Becomes First Media Agency to Offer All U.S. Clients Sustainable Out-of-Home Ad Products That Purify the Air

February 23, 2021 | Share this article
Sustainability and Purpose

Chris Olsen - President U.S., Rapport

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rapport, the global out-of-home (OOH) media buying and planning agency arm of IPG Mediabrands, today announced the launch of their newest offering for U.S. clients: Rapport Beyond —billboards and related media products that effectively offset carbon emissions and purify the air. The latest initiative in Rapport’s long-term commitment to sustainability, Rapport Beyond gives

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