As Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Senior Vice President, Tara Comonte is responsible for the overall leadership and strategic direction of all aspects of the global financial function including financial operations, tax and investor relations.
Tara joined Getty Images in April 2013 after serving as CFO at McCann Worldgroup, the world’s largest marketing communications network. Prior to her time there, Tara was a key founding member of IPG Mediabrands and served as Global COO & CFO. She has also served at Universal McCann where she worked as CFO and within Publicis Groupe where she acted as Regional CFO for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Throughout her various roles and international experience, Tara has received many prestigious honors for her achievements. In 2012, she was selected by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader and received the Industry Innovator/Quantum Leap Award from Advertising Women of New York. She is a Crain’s New York Business “40 Under 40” honoree, an Advertising Age “Woman to Watch” and was the first CFO inducted into the American Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement.
Tara is a seasoned global executive with a strong track record of successful architecture and implementation of major change programs, including business strategy, new revenue streams, cost optimization, digital capability integration, culture change, and M&A.
A native of Scotland, Tara lives in Brooklyn, New York with her three children, and is based in Getty Images’ New York City office.
Tara Comonte Job Title SVP, Chief Financial Officer Company GETTY IMAGES