UM Named Fortune™ Magazine’s Best Place to Work in Advertising and Marketing 2022


NEW YORK, September 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — UM, the global media agency network of IPG Mediabrands, was honored by Fortune Magazine as “Best Workplace in Advertising and Marketing” 2022. This coveted recognition honors companies that have adapted to the challenges of an ever-changing workplace through their commitment to inclusive cultures and great confidence. Fortune publishes this list in partnership with Great Place to Work®, the global authority on high-performing work cultures that uses rigorous analysis and confidential employee feedback for the selection process.

“Our culture of care is a true differentiator at UM, and we consistently build on our core values ​​which are rooted in radical openness, fair practices in our company and community, and fostering a sense of belonging,” said said W. Joe DeMiero, US CEO, UM. “There has never been a more critical time to ensure our employees feel valued, supported and respected, and this award is especially meaningful as it stems directly from our employees’ feedback and involvement.”

The Best Workplaces in Advertising & Marketing award is based on analysis of survey responses from over 9,000 employees of Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies in the advertising and marketing industry. In the 2022 survey, 91% of employees said UM was a great place to work and 95% said they were proud to work at UM.

The honor is the latest in a series of culture and workplace accolades for UM, including being named AdAge 2022 “Best Place to Work”, a Fortune 2022 “Best Workplace in New York“She Runs It’s 2021 Outstanding Company for Working Mothers” and a “Top Workplace in the US” by Great Place to Work for two consecutive years. Great Place to Work selects winners based on the fairness with which employees are treated , with companies being evaluated on how well they create a great employee experience that transcends race, gender, age, disability status, or any aspect of employee identity or role.

“This great honor is the result of our deep dedication to fostering diversity, equity and belonging through all aspects of our culture and business,” said Jeff Marshall, Director of Diversity, UM. “We strive to ensure that every UMer can bring their whole, authentic self to work, and be celebrated for the uniqueness they bring to our community. We are incredibly proud and pleased with this recognition of the ‘industry.”

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