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Maureen Morrison

SVP, Global Marketing & Communications

Maureen Morrison is SVP, Global Marketing & Communications, overseeing the agency’s marketing, communications, content and thought leadership. In her role, she works with global leadership, business development, the talent teams, regional leaders and clients to drive growth and awareness in the industry.

Maureen brings a unique lens to marketing with 15 years of content strategy, story development and execution. Prior to joining Essence, she was a consultant and advisor working with clients, including leading publishers, startups, digital agencies and global brands, to develop communications, content and marketing strategies. Previously, she was a journalist, including at Ad Age, where she was a reporter and editor covering how agencies, media and brands adapted to a rapidly changing digital landscape. She has appeared on NPR, CNN, Washington Post, Nightline and ABC's World News Tonight, providing analysis on advertising and digital marketing issues. 

She lives in San Francisco with her husband and daughter.