UM, a global media agency network of IPG Mediabrands, appoints Myia Thompkins to Chief Strategy Officer. Myia will reports directly to U.S. CEO, W. Joe DeMiero.
Myia brings a wealth of experience that translates to powerful business results across their respective areas of expertise for some of the world’s biggest brands, and I’m thrilled to welcome her to the UM executive team,” said DeMiero. ”
Thompkins is responsible for strengthening the agency’s strategy product and capability offering, uncovering new opportunities in the marketplace, and working in partnership with leadership across the agency’s practices and accounts to create innovative strategies that deliver exceptional business outcomes for clients. She collaborates closely with Mediabrands Content Studio, the media-fueled creative content agency within IPG Mediabrands, to translate Acxiom insights into inspirational strategies that underpin market-moving branded content. Joining UM from Hero Collective where she led the strategy team, Thompkins also held executive roles at Publicis’ Hawkeye. Passionate about advancing diversity, she is a member of the National Black MBA Association, an organization dedicated to the creation of educational, wealth building and growth opportunities for historically underrepresented groups.