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Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (IPG)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Roth

71 2005 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Frank Mergenthaler

56 2005 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Philippe Krakowsky

54 2011 Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy and Talent Officer

Ellen Johnson

51 Senior Vice President - Finance, Treasurer

Christopher Carroll

50 2006 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Julie Connors

45 2010 Senior Vice President - Audit, Chief Risk Officer

Andrew Bonzani

53 2012 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

David Thomas

67 2016 Presiding Independent Director

Jocelyn Carter-Miller

59 2007 Independent Director

H. John Greeniaus

72 2001 Independent Director

Dawn Hudson

59 2011 Independent Director

William Kerr

75 2006 Independent Director

Henry Miller

71 2015 Independent Director

Jonathan Miller

60 2015 Independent Director

Mary Steele Guilfoile

63 2007 Independent Director

E. Lee Wyatt

64 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Roth

Mr. Michael Isor Roth serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Roth became Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Interpublic in January 2005. Prior to that time Mr. Roth served as Chairman of the Board of Interpublic from July 2004 to January 2005 and has been a director of Interpublic since 2002. Mr. Roth served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The MONY Group Inc. from February 1994 to June 2004.

Frank Mergenthaler

Mr. Frank Mergenthaler is the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Mergenthaler was hired in August 2005 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining us, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Columbia House Company from July 2002 to July 2005. Mr. Mergenthaler served as Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Financial Officer for Vivendi Universal from December 2001 to March 2002. Prior to that time, Mr. Mergenthaler was an executive at Seagram Company Ltd. from November 1996 to December 2001. Mr. Mergenthaler is a director of Express Scripts, Inc.

Philippe Krakowsky

Mr. Philippe Krakowsky is Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Talent Officer of the Company. Mr. Krakowsky was hired in January 2002 as Senior Vice President, Director of Corporate Communications. He was elected Executive Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Relations in December 2005 and in February 2011 was elected Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy and Talent Officer. Prior to joining us, he served as Senior Vice President, Communications Director for Young & Rubicam from August 1996 to December 2000.

Ellen Johnson

Ms. Ellen Johnson is Senior Vice President - Finance, Treasurer of the Company. Ms. Johnson was hired as Assistant Treasurer, International in February 2000. In May 2004, Ms. Johnson was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of The Partnership, a division of Interpublic which included Lowe Worldwide and Draft. She was elected Senior Vice President and Treasurer in October 2004 and in February 2013 was elected to Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer.

Christopher Carroll

Mr. Christopher F. Carroll is the Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of the Company. Mr. Carroll was named Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer in April 2006. Mr. Carroll served as Senior Vice President and Controller of McCann Worldgroup from November 2005 to March 2006. Prior to joining us, Mr. Carroll served as Chief Accounting Officer and Controller at Eyetech Pharmaceuticals and MIM Corporation. Prior to that time, he served as a Financial Vice President at Lucent Technologies, Inc. and began his professional career at PricewaterhouseCoopers from October 1991 to September 2000. Mr. Carroll has been a director of the T. Howard Foundation since 2015.

Julie Connors

Ms. Julie M. Connors is the Senior Vice President - Audit, Chief Risk Officer of the Company. Prior to joining us, she served as a partner at Deloitte & Touche, LLP from September 2003 to January 2010.

Andrew Bonzani

Mr. Andrew Bonzani is the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Mr. Bonzani was hired as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in April 2012. Prior to joining IPG, Mr. Bonzani worked at IBM for 18 years, holding a number of positions in the legal department, most recently as Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Secretary from July 2008 to March 2012.

David Thomas

Mr. David M. Thomas serves as Presiding Independent Director of the Company. He retired as executive chairman of IMS Health Inc. (“IMS”), a healthcare information, services and technology company, in March 2006, after serving in that position since January 2005. From November 2000 until January 2005, Mr. Thomas served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IMS. Prior to joining IMS, Mr. Thomas was Senior Vice President and Group Executive of IBM from January 1998 to July 2000. Mr. Thomas also serves on the Board of Trustees of Fidelity Investments.

Jocelyn Carter-Miller

Ms. Jocelyn E. Carter-Miller serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Carter-Miller is President of TechEdVentures, Inc., a community and personal empowerment firm that develops and markets educational and community-based programs. Ms. Carter-Miller was Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Office Depot, Inc. from February 2002 until March 2004. Prior to that time, Ms. Carter-Miller was Corporate Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Motorola, Inc. from February 1999 until February 2002. Ms. Carter-Miller is also a former board member of the Association of National Advertisers.

H. John Greeniaus

Mr. H. John Greeniaus serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Greeniaus retired as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nabisco Inc. in 1997 having served in that position between 1993 and 1997. Mr. Greeniaus was named President and CEO of Nabisco in 1989 following KKR’s leveraged buyout of the company and served in that position until 1993. Prior to that time, he held various marketing and general management positions with Nabisco in Canada, Europe and the U.S. Mr. Greeniaus began his career with Procter & Gamble in Canada and subsequently he worked at J. Walter Thompson and PepsiCo before joining Standard Brands, a Nabisco predecessor, in 1977.

Dawn Hudson

Ms. Dawn E. Hudson serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Hudson has served as Chief Marketing Officer for the National Football League (the “NFL”) since October 2014. Previously, she served from 2009 to 2014 as vice chairman of The Parthenon Group, an advisory firm focused on strategy consulting. Prior to that time, Ms. Hudson served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Pepsi-Cola North America, or PCNA, the multi-billion dollar refreshment beverage unit of PepsiCo, Inc. in the United States and Canada from 2005 until 2007. From 2002 to 2005, Ms. Hudson served as President of PCNA. In addition, Ms. Hudson served as Chief Executive Officer of the PepsiCo Foodservice Division from 2005 to 2007. Prior to joining PepsiCo, Ms. Hudson was Managing Director at D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, a leading advertising agency based in New York. Ms. Hudson is a former Chair and board member of the Association of National Advertisers (the “ANA”). In 2006 and 2007, she was named among Fortune Magazine’s “50 Most Powerful Women in Business.” In 2002, she received the honor of “Advertising Woman of the Year” by Advertising Women of New York. Ms. Hudson was also inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s Advertising Hall of Achievement, and has been featured twice in Advertising Age’s “Top 50 Marketers.” Ms. Hudson is the former Chairman of the Board of the Ladies Professional Golf Association.

William Kerr

Mr. William T. Kerr serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kerr is the Chairman of Global Partner Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, and began serving in that role in August 2015. Previously, Mr. Kerr served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Arbitron Inc., a media and marketing research firm, from 2010 to 2013. He served as Chairman of the Board of Meredith Corporation from 2006 to 2010 and was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Meredith from 1998 to 2006. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Meredith Corporation from 1997 to 1998. Mr. Kerr served as President and Chief Operating Officer for Meredith Corporation from 1994 through 1997 and as Executive Vice President of Meredith Corporation and President of its Magazine Group from 1991 through 1994. Prior to that time, Mr. Kerr served as Vice President of The New York Times Company and President of its magazine group, a position he held since 1984.

Henry Miller

Mr. Henry S. Miller serves as Independent Director of Company. Mr. Miller has been Chairman of Marblegate Asset Management, LLC, a privately owned asset management firm, since 2009. Mr. Miller was co-founder, Chairman and a Managing Director of Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC, an investment bank, from 2002 to 2011 and Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2009. Prior to founding Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC, Mr. Miller was Vice Chairman and a Managing Director at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and its predecessor company Wasserstein Perella & Co., where he served as the global head of the firm’s financial restructuring group.

Jonathan Miller

Mr. Jonathan F. Miller serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Miller was the Chairman and Chief Executive of News Corporation’s digital media group and News Corporation’s Chief Digital Officer from April 2009 until October 2012. Mr. Miller had previously been a founding partner of Velocity Interactive Group (“Velocity”), an investment firm focusing on digital media and the consumer Internet, from its inception in February 2007 until April 2009. Prior to founding Velocity, Mr. Miller served as Chief Executive Officer of AOL LLC (“AOL”) from August 2002 to December 2006. Prior to joining AOL, Mr. Miller served as Chief Executive Officer and President of USA Information and Services, of USA Interactive, a predecessor to IAC/InterActiveCorp.

Mary Steele Guilfoile

Ms. Mary J. Steele Guilfoile serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Guilfoile is currently Chairman of MG Advisors, Inc., a privately owned financial services merger and acquisitions advisory and consulting firm. From 2000 to 2002, Ms. Guilfoile was Executive Vice President and Corporate Treasurer at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and also served as Chief Administrative Officer of its investment bank. Ms. Guilfoile is a former Partner, CFO and COO of The Beacon Group, LLC, a private equity, strategic advisory and wealth management partnership, from 1996 through 2000. Ms. Guilfoile, a licensed CPA, continues as a Partner of The Beacon Group, LP, a private investment group.

E. Lee Wyatt

Mr. E. Lee Wyatt Jr. serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Wyatt is the current Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Fortune Brands Home & Security, having served in that role since 2011. As previously announced by Fortune Brands, Mr. Wyatt will step down as CFO on July 1, 2017 and will serve as an Executive Vice President at Fortune Brands until his retirement from the company at the end of the year.

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