Mental Health Focus is a Business Necessity

  • News
  • October 10, 2023

GroupM EMEA & UK CEO Josh Krichefski spoke to BBC News on World Mental Health Day 2023. He believes, “A positive workplace environment isn’t just about one day of the year – it requires constant focus.”

See the full interview here:

Josh is also President of the IPA (Institute of Practitioners in Advertising) – and outlined his ‘People First’ agenda for our industry, with three key pillars:

Empower: Educating people about what mental health really means.
Support: Creating environments which supports people no matter where they sit within a company.
Prevent: Safeguarding against toxic workplace cultures and monitoring employee wellbeing.

The focus on mental health isn’t just about compassion. It’s a business necessity.