Based in New York, he will report to Henry Tajer, global CEO, and Chris Loll, chief operating officer, NA, IPG Mediabrands.
Ringel's 20-year career has spanned Europe, North America and the Pacific. In 1999, he established metapeople Group. After selling metapeople Group to Netbooster Group in 2011, he assumed the role of CEO at Netbooster Group, overseeing more than 500 employees around the world.
"Over the last year, our network has invested heavily in building best-in-class products, recruiting top talent and expanding the global footprint of our specialty business units," said Tajer. "In hiring Tim, we are continuing this trend of building stronger, more innovative and dynamic business units to support and partner with our clients and our network."
"Reprise is widely considered one of the premier search agencies in the business," said Ringel. "To lead IPG Mediabrands' search and digital evolution as well as Reprise's global expansion is an opportunity I couldn't pass up."