GroupM names David Grabert as Global Director of Corporate Communications
Grabert was previously Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications at Clear Channel Outdoor
NEW YORK, NY – May 13, 2015 — GroupM announced today 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.
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.”