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Senior Vice President, Managing Director, IPG

Peter Leinroth

Peter Leinroth is Senior Vice President, Managing Director of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). Peter works with large multinational clients -- who typically do business with many different IPG companies crossing capabilities and geographies -- to deliver overall IPG resources as effectively as possible for those clients.

With a background in both client management and agency operations, Peter has a proven track record of working with clients to build highly innovative business models in rapidly changing environments. Before he began his current role in 2008, Peter was the Chief Operating Officer and then Chief Client Officer at Lowe Worldwide, which he joined in 1995. While at Lowe, Peter worked closely with companies such as Johnson & Johnson, InBev and Nestle helping them build their brands within an evolving media landscape. 

Peter also has 10 years of experience as a senior account leader at J. Walter Thompson both in the U.S. and in Europe, where he worked with clients like Kellogg and Unilever. He started his career as an Account Executive at Grey Advertising in New York, working with Kraft. He received his BA and MA degrees from The University of Chicago.