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SVP Cyber Security and Compliance

Publicis Groupe

Job Description

Position Overview:

Epsilon is seeking an experienced and dynamic professional to fill the position of Sr Vice President Cyber Security and Compliance. As the SVP of Cyber Security and Compliance, you will provide strategic leadership and operational excellence in the delivery of a best practice cyber security operations and engineering program for the company. You will be responsible for delivering a security program across multiple security domains while operating in a federated model, collaborating closely with Publicis Groupe Global Security Office, business units and functional areas to define and deliver a cyber security program aligned to the wider the company strategy.

Key Responsibilities, Duties and Functions:

  • Collaborate with the Publicis Groupe Global CISO to define and execute a comprehensive cyber security strategy for the company, aligned with the organization's global security objectives and regional IT strategies.
  • Identify security goals, priorities, and initiatives based on industry best practices, business requirements, and risk assessments.
  • Develop security operations and engineering roadmaps, ensuring alignment with corporate policies, standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Develop the company’s Security Operations and Engineering function, providing shared service capability around Incident Response, Threat Hunting, Security Monitoring, Vulnerability Assessments, Endpoint Detection & Response, Email Security & Web Content Filtering.
  • Develop and implement Security KPIs aligned to industry best practices and to Publicis Groupe Information Security standards, to measure continuous performance.
  • Define and implement security policies, procedures, and controls to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and industry standards.
  • Support the delivery of Information Security projects and initiatives across the enterprise.
  • Drive operational excellence by monitoring and measuring the effectiveness of security controls, conducting regular assurance and assessments, and implementing continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Engage with business leaders, IT, engineering, and other stakeholders to understand their security requirements, provide guidance, and ensure alignment with the overall security strategy.
  • Foster effective communication and collaboration channels to promote information sharing and consistent security practices across the company.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with external partners, industry peers, and regulatory bodies to stay informed about emerging security threats, trends, and best practices.
  • Oversee the identification, assessment, and management of security risks within the company, ensuring appropriate controls are in place to mitigate risks effectively.
  • Working in collaboration with the Global Incident Response team develop and maintain the company’s incident response and crisis management framework, including response plans, communication protocols, and post-incident reviews.
  • Act as primary Lead and coordinate the response to security incidents at the company level, working closely with internal teams and external partners as necessary to minimize impact and ensure timely resolution.
  • Provide guidance and support in conducting security incident investigations, root cause analysis, and remediation activities.
  • Provide guidance and support on business continuity planning and cyber resilience activities.


  • Drive Results - Consistently achieving objectives, even under tough circumstances, pushing self and others to accomplish goals.
  • Be Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.
  • Collaborate - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Make Quality Decisions - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
  • Proven experience of leading a significant security function in a global organization.
  • Significant experience in building lasting relationships with senior leaders, peers, functional and divisional teams.
  • Effective communication, negotiation and influencing skills, with the ability to build strong trusting relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong business acumen with demonstrable ability to see the big picture and offer solutions aligned to the wider the company group and regional strategy.
  • Proven ability to strategically plan, prioritize, and deliver in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience leading an organization through large scale technology transformation and change.
  • Demonstrable experience in delivering complex multi-year portfolios and programs against timelines and budgets.


  • Extensive experience (15+ years) in information security management.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven track record in developing and implementing information security strategies at a regional or global level.
  • Strong knowledge of security frameworks, standards, and regulations (e.g., ISO 27001, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, GDPR, etc.).
  • Experience operating in a federated operating model, coordinating security efforts across multiple divisions or business units.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders.
  • Industry certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA or CRISC are highly desirable.
  • In-depth understanding of emerging security technologies, threat landscape, and industry best practices.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities with a focus on operational excellence.
  • Experience leading a distributed team providing 24/7 operational support.

The Sr Vice President of Cyber Security and Compliance position offers a dynamic opportunity for a seasoned security professional to lead and drive security initiatives for a global technology company. If you possess the requisite experience and skills to excel in this role, we invite you to apply and contribute to our organization's cyber security excellence.

Additional Information

About Epsilon

Epsilon is a global advertising and marketing technology company positioned at the center of Publicis Groupe. Epsilon accelerates clients’ ability to harness the power of their first-party data to activate campaigns across channels and devices, with an unparalleled ability to prove outcomes. The company’s industry-leading technology connects advertisers with consumers to drive performance while respecting and protecting consumer privacy. Epsilon’s people-based identity graph allows brands, agencies and publishers to reach real people, not cookies or devices, across the open web. For more information, visit

When you’re one of us, you get to run with the best. For decades, we’ve been helping marketers from the world’s top brands personalize experiences for millions of people with our cutting-edge technology, solutions and services. Epsilon’s best-in-class identity gives brands a clear, privacy-safe view of their customers, which they can use across our suite of digital media, messaging and loyalty solutions. We process 400+ billion consumer actions each day and hold many patents of proprietary technology, including real-time modeling languages and consumer privacy advancements. Thanks to the work of every employee, Epsilon has been consistently recognized as industry-leading by Forrester, Adweek and the MRC. Positioned at the core of Publicis Groupe, Epsilon is a global company with more than 8,000 employees around the world. Check out a few of these resources to learn more about what makes Epsilon so EPIC:

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Great People Deserve Great Benefits

We know that we have some of the brightest and most talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career.

Epsilon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Epsilon’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on actual or perceived race, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy), marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Epsilon also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. Epsilon will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.