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Hangin' With ... JMI Senior Vice President Of Marketing Communications Tim Bampton

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 24 / 15

TIM BAMPTON is the senior VP of marketing communications at JMI. In his position, he is in charge of JMI's 25-member global marketing communications team. The team, which is spread out across the agency's various office locations, tries to apply "global thinking at a local level," according to its...

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