Mr. Simon Bond serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Growth Officer at The Interpublic Group of Companies. He served as Chief Marketing Officer at McCann Erickson Worldwide. He is responsible for driving Interpublic's growth initiatives across the network, reporting to Philippe Krakowsky, EVP, Chief Strategy and Talent Officer. Simon Bond is a new business veteran, having nearly two decades of experience driving marked business growth for agencies across the globe. He has a deep understanding of both the current media environment and all its marketing channels. Mr. Bond joined IPG from BBDO, where he worked for the past seventeen years in various posts, most recently as the agency's Global Chief Marketing Officer. Simon spent over ten years helping the agency network build out its digital operations across Europe, MENA and Asia Pacific, and also created their digital innovation practice called the Digital Lab. Simon is a graduate of Oxford Brookes University, where he received a BA Honours Degree in European Business. In 2013, he was named to Advertising Age's 40 Under 40.