The Interpublic Group of Companies named Bant Breen as Senior VP, Director of Strategic Development and Innovation, a new position. Breen most recently was president of his own strategic marketing and
communications consultancy, which was affiliated with Dentsu Inc. At IPG, he will work on developing strategies for the agency holding company in the areas of asset alignment, communications
innovation, technology, and acquisitions. He will report to Stephen Gatfield, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Network Operations. Previously, Breen worked at Leo Burnett Worldwide for five
years in roles that included regional managing director of iLeo (now Arc Worldwide) as well as digital and integrated communications director for Leo Burnett EMEA.