Neil Ascher

Years at Midas:  5

BIO: Neil Ascher joined Midas Exchange in July 2015 as Managing Partner, Director of Client Services. He is responsible for ensuring that all Midas Exchange clients (both within and outside of GroupM), receive outstanding support and flawless execution. Prior to joining Midas, Neil spent 15 years within Publicis Groupe at the ZenithOptimedia global media network, where, as Managing Director, President Diversified Services, he oversaw core diversified businesses operated by the agency including ZO Active, ZO Direct, Newcast, ZO Multicultural, and Sponsorship Intelligence. Prior to this role, he served as President of ZenithGPE, a dedicated media unit for General Mills and The Program Exchange, the unit’s barter syndication operation.

A New York advertising veteran, Neil has held leadership positions at Allscope Communications, and DMB&B/MediaVest in addition to ZO. He graduated from Hamilton College with a degree in Government and English. Neil is a Brooklyn native, although he and his wife have resided in Westchester County, NY for over 20 years.