Chairman & CEO, The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Michael I. Roth is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG), one of the world’s leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. He added the CEO title in January of 2005. Prior to becoming Chairman, in July 2004, Roth had been a member of Interpublic’s Board since 2002. Before assuming his current role, Roth was Chairman and CEO of The MONY Group Inc. (NYSE: MNY), a financial services holding company that provides a wide range of protection, asset accumulation and retail brokerage products and services through its member companies. Under Roth’s leadership, The MONY Group diversified its business mix, broadened its distribution channels and enhanced its ability to compete in today’s financial services marketplace. Roth is a member of the Board of Directors for Pitney Bowes Inc., the Ad Council and the Gaylord Entertainment Company. He also participates in several civic organizations. He sits on the Leadership Committee of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; the Board of Directors of the Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy and The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA). In addition, he is a Director of The Baruch College Fund, The Partnership for New York City and The Enterprise Foundation. A certified public accountant, Roth holds an L.L.M. degree from New York University Law School and a J.D. from Boston University Law School. He is a 1967 graduate of the City College of New York.