As a Managing Director in our New York office, 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.
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.