Stephen Allan
Stephen Allan

Stephen Allan
Worldwide Chairman and Chief Executive, MediaCom

Stephen began his career at The Media Business in 1982 as a media executive, working his way up to become a Director in 1987 and in October 1988 he was appointed Managing Director of the Group. In 1995 TMBG sought a full listing on the London Stock Exchange, and Stephen became MD of the new publicly listed company. Three years of continuous growth and a fourfold increase in billings culminated in a merger between TMBG and MediaCom. In 1999 he was appointed to Chief Executive of MediaCom UK and in 2004 was appointed Vice Chairman of MediaCom Worldwide. In the latter part of 2005, he was responsible for establishing and leading GroupM in the UK as its CEO. He then returned to MediaCom in 2008 to become its Worldwide Chairman and Chief Executive.

Stephens achievements have also been widely recognised, including being voted Media Achiever of the Year by Campaign Magazine.

According to independent research company, RECMA, during Stephens tenure as Worldwide CEO & Chairman of MediaCom, the company jumped from being the worlds 7th largest media network to becoming the worlds 3rd largest media network. In 2015 MediaCom were ranked the number 1 qualitative RECMA agency.

Stephen is also Chairman and co-founder of Rays of Sunshine, a charity organisation that grants wishes to terminally ill children.


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