Philippe Krakowsky

Philippe Krakowsky is Interpublic’s Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Philippe works with Chairman and CEO Michael Roth to manage business operations across IPG. Philippe is also the Chairman of Mediabrands and oversees IPG’s independent companies.

During his long tenure at IPG, Philippe served as Chief Strategy and Talent Officer. He continues to hold the Chief Strategy Officer role. Prior to being named COO, Philippe was also CEO of Mediabrands. In that role, he strengthened the group’s leadership position in digital and data-driven marketing and increased its collaboration across the network. Since joining IPG in 2002, Philippe has implemented major strategic actions that have helped us become an industry leader. These include the decision to embed digital and emerging media capabilities across the group’s portfolio, the creation of both Mediabrands and IPG’s Healthcare Council, and the acquisition of Acxiom.

Originally from Mexico, Philippe holds an A.B. from Harvard University. He’s been inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s Hall of Achievement, the premier honor for marketing services professionals under age 40.