January 28, 2014

Stephen Blumberg joins MEC as Managing Partner, Marriott Global Lead


Stephen Blumberg joins as Managing Partner, Marriott Global Client Lead


New York, NY (January 28, 2014) – MEC, a leading media agency (www.mecglobal.com), today announced the appointment of Stephen Blumberg as Managing Partner, to serve as  agency lead on the Marriott Global business.  He will report to Mark Jones, President of Global Solutions, North America. 


Stephen brings over 15 years of experience in accelerating client growth by establishing successful, long-term business-to-business relationships and building integrated marketing strategies for global and Fortune 500 brands on both the agency and marketer side, including Kraft Foods, MasterCard, Citi, Gucci and Delta Airlines, among others.  


Prior to joining MEC, Stephen served as Senior VP, Group Client Director at MediaVest where he led a cross-agency team collaborating on new business efforts that saw the addition of new clients, Travelers Insurance and Wendy’s. Additionally, Stephen held the VP, Group Director Position at Digitas acting as the point of contact for Kraft’s beverages business and was instrumental in launching the joint Kraft Foods One team with MediaVest.  Before moving over to the agency side, Stephen spent time at Gucci and MasterCard, overseeing various marketing and product development initiatives.   


Speaking to his appointment, Mark Jones commented: “We are thrilled to have Stephen join the Global Solutions team.   At MEC, we pride ourselves on attracting top talent, enabling us to deliver on our ambition to be our clients' most valued business partner. Stephen’s proven track record developing integrated strategies for diverse brands will ensure we continue to drive client growth through innovative and inspiring communication solutions.” 



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About MEC 

We help clients explore what’s possible, inspiring and guiding them to the optimum solution for their brands. Then we exploit it, delivering maximum value to them.  

Our services include: Media planning and buying ~ Digital media ~ Mobile ~ Search ~ Performance marketing ~ Social media ~ Analytics and Insight ~ Sport, Entertainment & Cause ~ Multi-cultural ~ Content ~ Retail ~ Integrated Planning. Our 4,500 highly talented and motivated people work with domestic and international clients in 84 countries and we are a founding partner of GroupM. 

To find out more, visit us at www.mecglobal.com.


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Erin Donahue

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