Speaker Profile

Hermon Ghermay
Hermon Ghermay
Global Chief Culture Officer
IPG Mediabrands

Hermon is Global Chief Culture Officer at Mediabrands and is responsible for overseeing the agency network’s global cultural efforts, which includes overseeing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) strategy and leading the agency network’s Learning & Development efforts globally. Hermon began her career at renowned agency brands including Leo Burnett, Deutsch LA, and Goodby Silverstein & Partners. She was most recently a Director at executive search firm Grace Blue, where she managed a diverse portfolio of senior leadership searches on the brand and agency sides. An Eritrean immigrant and Harvard graduate, Hermon is an accomplished leader and industry advisor who has spent her career building strong team cultures that enrich team members and drive business results. She currently sits on the Directors Council of the VCU Brandcenter, the premier graduate school for advertising and communications, and is the lead Director on Education and Pedagogy for the Council.