Hermon Ghermay

Global Chief Culture Officer at IPG Mediabrands

Hermon is Global Chief Culture Officer at Mediabrands and is responsible for overseeing the agency network’s global cultural efforts, which include overseeing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) strategy and leading the agency network’s Learning & Development efforts globally. Hermon began her career at renowned agency brands including Leo Burnett, Deutsch LA, and Goodby Silverstein & Partners. She was most recently a Director at executive search firm Grace Blue, where she managed a diverse portfolio of senior leadership searches on the brand and agency sides. An Eritrean immigrant and Harvard graduate, Hermon is an accomplished leader and industry advisor who has spent her career building strong team cultures that enrich team members and drive business results. She currently sits on the Director's Council of the VCU Brandcenter, the premier graduate school for advertising and communications, and is the lead Director of Education and Pedagogy for the Council.



  • Global Chief Culture Officer

    September, 2020 - present