Tara Comonte

Tara Comonte is a senior international commercial executive who joined the global marketing communications group McCann Worldgroup in 2010 as Global Chief Financial Officer. Clients of the company include Coca-Cola, General Motors, Nestl?, L'Oreal and Mastercard. Previously, she held the position of Global Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at IPG Mediabrands where she oversaw the creation of the group and the commercial excellence of all media communication companies within the Interpublic Group, which manages approximately US$ 30 billion in global media billings. Through her various roles, Comonte has developed extensive experience in building and motivating teams and delivering exceptional levels of improved business performance in fast-paced, results-focused international environments. She is considered a highly motivated, organized, high-energy, collaborative leader with a strong and well recognized track record of success. Comonte was awarded a Crain's New York Business 40 Under 40 honouree in 2011 and the first chief financial officer/chief operating officer to be inducted into the American Advertising Federation's ?Hall of Achievement Under 40?. [+]