CEO Mexico and LATAM Regional Client Leader, IPG
Amanda is in charge of providing direction and growth to Interpublic Group’s portfolio of Public Relations and Communication agencies in Mexico. Agencies include Weber Shandwick, Golin and Current. Just 6 years after opening the office in Mexico; Weber Shandwick was recognized as the fastest growing office in the network in 2018, in 2019 it was honored as the “Best Agency in Mexico” and in 2020 as the “Best Agency in Latin America” by the specialized SABER awards and in 2020 it received also the recognition as the “Best Agency in Latin America” by PR Week.
Amanda has a Masters in Public Policy from Chicago University and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. In 2016, she was acknowledged as one of top 50 Marketing leaders by the magazine Merca 2.0, in 2017, she was in the 100 Most Powerful Women in Mexico list published by Expansion magazine, PR News awarded her with the “Top Women in PR 2018”, Adlatina /Ad Age as a “Woman to Watch” in 2020 and most recently she was recognized as the PR Professional of Latin America in 2021 by PR Week.
Amanda sits on the board of various NGO’s, such as CEMEFI (Mexican Philanthropic Center), Museum of Memory and Tolerance, Abogadas MX, CEMDA (Mexican Center for Environmental Law) and Universidad Iberoamericana (Ficsac) focused on promoting and strengthening higher education in Mexico.