New York, NY, April 19, 2021 – JEGI CLARITY, a pre-eminent M&A advisory firm for the global media, marketing, information and technology industries, headquartered in New York, NY and London, UK, is pleased to announce that Hugh Boston has joined the firm as Managing Director. Hugh brings more than 20 years of M&A, capital markets and operating experience working with global organizations in the technology, media, advertising and marketing services industries.
Prior to joining JEGI CLARITY, Hugh led corporate development and capital markets activities for The Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG), a global leader in marketing services. While at Interpublic, Hugh developed a deep domain expertise in media broadly and marketing communications more specifically. At IPG, Hugh oversaw the completion of more than 70 acquisitions across the marketing services landscape. Hugh also helped lead capital allocation and capital markets transactions for the firm. Prior to IPG, Hugh worked in investment banking at UBS and JPMorgan where he advised media, communications and technology firms in mergers, acquisitions and capital markets transactions. Prior to his banking career, Hugh practiced corporate law.
Commenting on his new role at JEGI CLARITY, Hugh said, “I am excited to join JEGI CLARITY, where I can leverage my significant industry and investment banking experience and relationships in combination with their strong brand and thought leadership. I look forward to working closely with the JEGI CLARITY team to offer the highest value strategic insights for our clients.”
Wilma Jordan, Founder & CEO, North America of JEGI CLARITY, noted, “Hugh’s impressive depth and breadth of experiences in the marketing services sectors will strongly benefit JEGI CLARITY clients. He is known nationally as well as internationally for his transaction expertise. Hugh will elevate the value we bring the businesses that we serve in these sectors….we are very pleased to have him join our firm!”
Hugh received an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a JD from Columbia University and a BA from the University of Alabama.