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In conversation with Kirk McDonald, GroupM NA CEO

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In this exclusive episode, Michelle Holmes, Managing Partner & Global Account Director, MediaCom US, talks to Kirk McDonald, CEO, GroupM North America.

Having recently launched an Employee Resource Group (ERG) in MediaCom US called Women in Power, one of the 15 ERG's globally, Women In Power is aimed at creating a community where women are enriched to perform above their potential, Michelle Holmes chats with Kirk McDonald, who nears his one year anniversary as GroupM NA CEO and is responsible for strategy and operations in the world’s largest region across GroupM’s brands.

McDonald discusses the challenges he faced and overcame as a black man rising to the top in our industry, how his work as a founding member of the Black Executive CMO Alliance (BECA) is helping the next generation of black marketing professionals succeed and GroupM’s journey to becoming a more inclusive place.

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