Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) September 24, 2011
IEG, LLC—guiding brands and properties for more than 30 years in optimizing their involvements in sponsorship—has hired an experienced executive to expand the company’s ability to bring its unparalleled insights and counsel to a wide array of organizations.
Matt Petersen has joined IEG as vice president, client leadership, IEG Consulting Group, effective immediately. He is based at the company’s Chicago headquarters.
“We are extremely fortunate to have such a dynamic and innovative marketer join our team,” said IEG CEO Laren Ukman. “The more than 15 years of expertise and successful track record Matt brings will be a tremendous asset not only to IEG, but to the sponsor and rightsholder clients for whom he will help craft cutting-edge partnership solutions.”
Petersen joins IEG following four years at Momentum Worldwide, where as director of business leadership he was responsible for key client management—integrating agency services, strategic planning and new business generation—and served as primary lead on the U.S. Army, ExxonMobil & Office Depot accounts.
His career includes experience securing millions of dollars in new sponsorship revenue for sports properties, managing national sponsorship programs for a wide variety of sponsors and integrating traditional marketing practices with digital platforms.
Petersen has worked for Don Schumacher Racing, Relay Sports & Event Marketing and TruServ Corp. (True Value) among others.
About IEG, LLC
IEG leads the way in sponsorship intelligence. With over 30 years providing insights, evaluation, and guidance, our teams bring unparalleled perspective and proven methodology to every challenge.
We partner with top brands and properties to create fresh strategies, evaluate opportunities and maximize results. Our clients rise above competitors, meaningfully engage audiences and achieve lasting impact.
A unit of WPP’s Group M, IEG is connected to specialty sibling communications companies in media, digital and activation. GroupM is the leading global media investment management operation that also serves as parent company to WPP media agencies including Maxus, MEC, MediaCom, and Mindshare.
For more information about IEG and the sponsorship industry, please visit http://www.sponsorship.com or call 800/834-4850 (outside the U.S. and Canada, 312/944-1727).