Interpublic Appoints Jorge Benítez as Independent Director: Bringing Expertise and Vision to the Board

Jorge Benítez, a veteran with over 30 years of experience at Accenture, has recently joined the board of directors at Interpublic Group (IPG), a global provider of marketing solutions. This move showcases Benítez’s commitment to utilizing his skills and expertise for the benefit of IPG shareholders and partners.

During his time at Accenture, Benítez held various key positions and was responsible for overseeing the company’s North American business operations. His role involved implementing business strategies, delivering client services, and driving growth, primarily in industries such as retail, automotive, consumer goods and services, and life sciences.

IPG, pleased with the appointment, believes that Benítez’s extensive leadership experience across multiple industries will create value for their partners and shareholders in the years to come. David Thomas, chair of IPG’s Board of Directors, stated that Benítez will be a valuable resource to both the board and IPG as a whole.

Benítez’s expertise extends to areas such as large-scale transformations, enterprise systems implementations, change management, and leadership development. He will serve on IPG’s Audit Committee and the Leadership Talent and Compensation Committee, expanding the board of directors to ten members, nine of whom are independent.

Philippe Krakowsky, CEO of IPG, praised Benítez’s diversified experience and direct leadership style, which aligns with the company’s culture and values. In addition to his professional accomplishments, Benítez has made significant contributions to the Latino community. He has been recognized as one of the “2011 Top 25 Corporate Elite” and was named one of the 100 most influential Hispanics in the United States in 2004 by Hispanic Business magazine. Benítez has also been featured in PODER Top 100 Influential Hispanics in 2011 and welcomed into the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Circle of Executive Directors in 2012.

Furthermore, Benítez currently serves on the boards of directors of two other public companies, showcasing his expertise and commitment to the business world. His insights into operational excellence and scaled business transformation will undoubtedly be valuable assets for IPG as they navigate the dynamic industry and assist clients in their digital business transformations.

Overall, Jorge Benítez’s appointment to the board of directors at IPG represents a significant addition to the company’s leadership team. With his extensive experience and dedication to driving value and transformation, Benítez is poised to contribute greatly to IPG’s continued success in the global market.