UM is a strategic media agency committed to proving that media is a topline growth driver as much as an efficiency play. We believe that better science and better art deliver better outcomes for our clients. We deliver science through the transformational power of business analytics and real-time data intelligence. We deliver art through creating moments that matter in media to deliver momentum for brands. As the leading global media network in IPG Mediabrands, UM operates in over 100 countries, with more than 5,000 people innovating on a roster of global clients including Johnson & Johnson, Coca-Cola, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, The Hershey Company, ExxonMobil, BMW, GoPro, Fitbit and Sony.
Board of Directors
As U.S. CEO, Lewis is charged with building UM’s culture and capabilities across the U.S. A 15-year plus veteran of UM, she most recently served as East Coast Region President, Global CMO and head of UM’s Coke Connection Studio, running the iconic brand’s account from the agency’s global headquarters in New York City. The architect of J3, UM’s dedicated media unit servicing Johnson & Johnson, she will focus on bringing the J3 model of integrated planning, cross-media investment, the BAE and UM Studios across all accounts. As UM’s Global Chief Marketing Officer, Lynn was driving force behind UM’s brand positioning, helping to build the agency’s vision, and evolve the brand internally and externally. As such, she oversaw UM’s strategic branding and awards initiatives globally as well as UM’s corporate philanthropy programs, ensuring the agency’s brand was communicated effectively across all channels and award-worthy client work is recognized within the media industry. During her time at UM, Lynn spent several years as the Global Managing Partner of J3, UM’s dedicated Johnson & Johnson media unit. Her leadership at J3 has become an agency and industry model of how integrated communications planning leads to a new level of creativity and effectiveness. She has championed incorporating digital innovations, custom content, rapid fire analytics and retail activation across all Johnson & Johnson brands. Over the years Lynn has led J3 through a significant evolution which has resulted in ground-breaking and creatively-charged media executions including Clean & Clear’s “See the Real Me,” JOHNSON’S BABY “Treasure Everyday Joy” and Rogaine “Grow Your Game.” Before taking the reins at J3, Lynn served as the Global Managing Partner on Sony at UM. Having spent her first 10 years in the industry at McCann Erickson as Account Director, she worked on such marquee accounts as Coca-Cola, L’Oréal, Gillette, Waterman, Nabisco, Vaseline and Bacardi. Her work has been singled out numerous times, having received many industry awards and recognitions. Highly regarded throughout the industry, Lynn was named AWNY’s Working Mother of the Year in 2012. In 2013, she was inducted into the American Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement. She was also honored with the Jack Avrett Volunteer Spirit Award for her mentoring work, inspirational leadership and commitment to her community. A 2016 Internationalist Agency Innovator, Lynn was most recently named to the 2017 list of Adweek Media All-Stars.
Global Chief Cross-Cultural Officer
SVP, Client Business Partner
President, West Coast Region
Client Business Partner
President, Central Region
SVP, Partner, Portfolio Management, Schwab