A knowledgeable and highly respected executive with exceptional skills in media planning, buying, research and client services, Charlie Rutman has 33 years of media experience across every product category: packaged goods, automotive, soft drinks, beer, quick service restaurants, consumer electronics, pharmaceuticals and fashion. He has served as CEO and President of two major media services organizations, MPG North America and Carat USA respectively.
Charlie’s efforts have been recognized throughout the industry. He has been named a Media All Star by Marketing & Media Decisions and named a Media Maven by Advertising Age on two occasions. Beyond his own accomplishments, Charlie has mentored many of todayâs industry leaders in all marketing sectors- -agency, client and media organizations.
Charlieâs opinion is frequently sought by the industry trade press as well as industry associates. He is a frequent panelist and speaker at various industry conferences and thought leadership sessions, and he has been an active member of the AAAAâs Media Policy Committee, the Audit Bureau of Circulations and the Ad Council TV Committee.