our leadership is
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Frank Mergenthaler is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of IPG. In his role as CFO, Frank has direct management responsibility for all areas of Global Finance, Information Technology and Investor Relations. In addition to his CFO role, Frank is Chairman of CMG, with operational responsibility for CMG operations, which includes the company's public relations, sports and experiential marketing businesses.
Frank joined Interpublic with extensive experience in the media and entertainment industry, having played leadership roles at Columbia House, which was owned by the Blackstone Group, as well as The Seagram Company Ltd., owners of Universal Studios, Universal Music Group, and the Universal Theme Parks. In addition, he spent more than a decade at Price Waterhouse, becoming a partner in the Entertainment and Media practice of the firm in 1996.
Since January 2009, Frank has been a board member of Express Scripts Holdings (ESRX) and is currently Chairman of the Audit Committee. ESRX is a full-service pharmacy benefit management and specialty managed care company managing more than a billion prescriptions each year for tens of millions of individuals.