Jim Hytner

Global COO at IPG Mediabrands

Jim is the Global COO of Mediabrands, and is responsible for global operations, overseeing all regions outside of the US, and the development of global talent across the Mediabrands network. Previous to this role, he was the CEO of G-14 markets (MB’s largest international markets) and President, Global clients, managing some of our biggest and most-prestigious global accounts. In another life, Jim started his career at Coca-Cola and was Chief Marketing Officer at BSkyB, ITV, and Barclays. Jim graduated from Wharton Business School, was a long-standing trustee of Comic Relief in the UK and now strongly supports the Ruth Strauss Foundation, a charity focused on lung cancer awareness and emotional support.



  • Global COO

    Current role