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Karen Spiegel Joins Draftfcb as EVP, Global Chief Communications Officer

Press Release - New York, 08 November 2013

Karen Spiegel is joining Draftfcb to oversee global communications strategy for the creative network; she joins the agency from R/GA, where she held a similar role. At Draftfcb, Spiegel will focus on leveraging the global work produced by the agency network and articulating the Draftfcb story across channels and constituents, while overseeing all internal and external communications. The news was announced by Carter Murray, Global CEO of Draftfcb.

"I am delighted with this crucial new addition to our leadership team," said Carter Murray. "Karen's track record on helping to build strong creative reputations and reposition brands will be invaluable for Draftfcb."

During her twelve years with R/GA, Spiegel positioned the agency as a thought leader in digital marketing, bringing widespread acclaim to the company and its expanding international footprint in Europe, Latin America, and Asia. She partnered with leading brands such as L'Oreal, Nike, MasterCard, McCormick and Unilever to champion the innovative quality of their work, as well as broaden the visibility of the agency that produced it.

Prior to R/GA, Spiegel held a variety of roles from working at other interactive agencies, to fashion and media communications. She holds a JD from the University of Santa Clara with a specialization in intellectual property and is an alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania.

Karen Spiegel will join Draftfcb on November 11.

About Draftfcb

Draftfcb places equal emphasis on creativity and accountability, science and art. We are made up of a diverse, passionate group of thinkers, creators, poets, artists & technologists devoted to creating brilliant ideas that change behavior. With nearly 140 years of combined expertise, Draftfcb has roots in both consumer advertising and behavioral, data-driven direct marketing. Our worldwide network now spans 151 offices in 90 countries, with nearly 8,600 people, and is part of the Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE:IPG). For more information, visit