Mirum Bolsters Management Team in North America

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Senior talent added across client services and strategy



Growing our regional leadership team is critical strategy as we continue to elevate our client relationships and work aggressively toward our growth goals in North America.

Mirum, a global digital agency, today announced its latest move to grow regional leadership with the appointment of Bill Melton as Head of Client Services and Marysharon Owens as Vice President, Strategy. Both will be based in San Diego.

Melton recently joined as Head of Client Services, and is tasked with leading and overseeing Mirum’s West Coast roster of clients, including CBRE and Mazda. He joined from Rosetta Los Angeles, where he was the General Manager responsible for driving new business, as well as overseeing digital marketing programs and products for the Activision, AT&T and DIRECTV accounts.

Owens has joined as Vice President, Strategy. Prior to Mirum, Owens served as Global Director of Digital Business & Branding Strategy at Smiths Group plc, transforming customer experience and driving business results across media channels.

“Growing our regional leadership team is critical strategy as we continue to elevate our client relationships and work aggressively toward our growth goals in North America,” said Alex Benjamin, Managing Director at Mirum. “Bill has an impressive record of establishing and building lasting relationships, and brings invaluable leadership expertise, design and digital, working across multiple sectors. Marysharon is not only skilled at driving global business, she also seamlessly integrates creative and digital innovation to deliver compelling experiences. We are absolutely thrilled to welcome them both to the team.”

With more than 15 years of experience, Melton has managed successful multi-channel and global marketing strategies for Fortune 500 clients across the online retail, gaming, entertainment, CPG and mobile/telecom categories. Before Rosetta, Melton was the SVP, Client Service at Wunderman/Blast Radius, where he led the agency’s largest account, Starbucks. He also served as SVP, Digital Group Account Director at Publicis Seattle, where he expanded the agency’s digital practice and led the digital and creative strategy for T-Mobile. He has held positions at leading digital agencies, including DNA Studio, Genex and Schematic. He has also worked at The Walt Disney Company, Warner Music and Universal Pictures Paramount, producing music videos, television shows and several blockbuster summer movies.

Owens has integrated digital strategy into all aspects of global business for Fortune 100 companies and early-stage software ventures for more than 10 years. Prior to Smiths Group plc, she advanced business results across fashion/designer partnerships, brand/category teams and creative design firms as a Managing Account Director and Creative Strategist at Target Corporation. She also led Product Management and Professional Services for startup initiatives at American Well, a venture-backed Healthcare technology startup, and Microsoft’s New England Research and Development (N.E.R.D) Center in Cambridge, MA. 

Mirum is a modern agency that helps businesses facing major market disruption confidently pivot in new directions and take advantage of new opportunities. Created with a pioneering spirit, Mirum brings together successful regional companies that have a deep understanding of local market needs. Our principles are rooted in innovation, design, data, marketing and technology, to drive business transformation in a world of constantly evolving behaviors and expectations. Mirum is a global network operating in 20 countries, with 40 offices and more than 2,200 professionals, and is a part of the J. Walter Thompson Company and the WPP family. For more information, visit mirumagency.com.

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