GroupM Appoints David Grabert as Global Director of Corporate Communications

NEW YORK – GroupM announced it has named David Grabert as Global Director of Corporate Communications. In this role, he will lead strategic external and internal communications to support GroupM’s worldwide leadership in media investment, data and technology on behalf of the company’s agencies and clients. The role underscores GroupM’s commitment to continuously moving the business forward on behalf of clients by expressing points of view on the most critical industry issues including buying automation, viewability, accountability, transparency, attribution and more.

Having David in this important role shows GroupM’s commitment to being a vocal industry leader.

Grabert joins GroupM from Clear Channel Outdoor, a subsidiary of iHeartMedia, Inc., where he led corporate communications for the company’s Americas division. He is a 15-year media industry veteran with prior senior communications and marketing experience at Cox Communications, Comcast and Canoe Ventures. In his cable telecommunications career, he helped launch multiple advanced television, telephony and advertising solutions. With expertise in technology, data, privacy, anti-piracy and other issues, Grabert will be a key player in driving GroupM’s worldwide thought leadership.

Based in New York, Grabert will report to Elizabeth McCune, Global Head of Marketing, Communications and Business Development. McCune shared that, “Having David in this important role shows GroupM’s commitment to being a vocal industry leader.”

About GroupM

GroupM is the leading global media investment management operation. It serves as the parent company to WPP media agencies including Mindshare, MEC, MediaCom and Maxus, as well as Xaxis and Catalyst. Our primary purpose is to maximize the performance of WPP’s media communications agencies on behalf of our clients, our stakeholders and our people by operating as a parent and collaborator in performance-enhancing activities such as trading, content creation, sports, digital, finance, proprietary tool development and other business-critical capabilities. The agencies that comprise GroupM are all global operations in their own right with leading market positions. The focus of GroupM is the intelligent application of physical and intellectual scale to benefit trading, innovation, and new communication services, to bring competitive advantage to our clients and our companies. Discover more about us online at

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