GroupM’s Demet Ikiler: “We Are Precious the Way We Are”
In her first visit to the GCC since she was promoted to EMEA CEO of GroupM, Demet Ikiler discusses her (relatively) new role and being a woman in and of power.
Agreeing to Disagree: Why Leaders Should Encourage Positive Agitation
We need to preserve our ability to respectfully disagree, for the sake of better creativity.
Brands Need to Put More Media Dollars Toward Making a Positive Social and Environmental Impact and Less on Funding Hate Speech
Advertisers are facing increasing pressure from consumers who feel duped and manipulated by social media platforms, says Christian Juhl, the global CEO of media investment company GroupM.
Three Ways to Build A More Equitable Industry With Purpose-Driven Marketing
LaToya Christian, managing partner, strategy and analytics at GroupM, shares how purpose-driven marketers can change the industry for the better.
Krystal Olivieri Featured in The Adweek 50: Media, Marketing and Tech Leaders Who Delivered the Goods Despite Trying Times
Krystal Olivieri, GroupM's SVP, Global Data Strategy and Partnerships, is featured as an indispensable executive in The Adweek 50: Media, Marketing and Tech Leaders Who Delivered the Goods Despite Trying Times.
How Marketers Can Get a Grip on Media-Buying Inflation
More imagination in media planning, as well as a credible negotiation strategy with media owners, are among the tools that can help advertisers deal with rising prices. A core responsibility for marketers and the media agencies they work with is to limit the inflation they experience in their media plans. If in a healthy economy a marketer complains about inflationary conditions for media, in a weak one they are likely to be outraged. As marketers collectively are responsible for the spending that drives pricing dynamics, why does inflation exist, let alone persist, in the media industry in most instances, even in media which appear to be in decline? And what can they do to limit it?
GroupM Agencies Publish Global Study on Teenagers, ‘A New Breed Of Super-Savvy Consumers’
A new global study by GroupM's Mindshare, MediaCom and Wavemaker, looks to break teenage cohorts down into seven new personality archetypes, look at their influences and even evaluate the use of the term 'millennial'
Platform-Agency Partnerships Taking CTV Ads Forward: GroupM’s Bacher
During COVID-19 lockdown, over-the-top (OTT) and connected TV (CTV) have seen a big uptick in consumption during the period, but the whole ecosystem appears to have come together to improve the tools available for advertising placement and monetization. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Esra Bacher, Managing Partner and Programmatic Investment Lead at GroupM, the world’s biggest media-buying agency, says the group has lobbied ad-tech platforms for technology improvements – and has emerged with a richer toolset.