Pam Hamlin

Pam Hamlin

Global President at Arnold Worldwide
Boston, United States

About me

"'Do what you love, and love what you do' are words I live by. I believe that today it’s more critical than ever to unlock creativity to grow brands and businesses.”

Pam Hamlin is a dynamic leader with nearly three decades of experience building brands and providing marketing and business strategy to a wide range of industries. She has been an engine for growth, evolution and cultural vibrancy at Arnold Worldwide for 17 years – stewarding accounts, developing important business opportunities and ultimately running the company.

An active contributor to the advertising industry and Boston community where Arnold is headquartered, Pam has received many honors. She has been recognized with the “Power 50” award from the Boston Business Journal, the “Women to Watch” award from Advertising Age, the “40 Under 40” award from the Boston Business Journal, the “Leading Women Award” from the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, and the Pinnacle Award for Achievement in Management from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.

Pam currently serves on the Board of the 4A's, Board of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and as a mentor for The Jimmy Fund’s annual Big Ideas Contest. She has been a member of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute’s Women Executive Council and the Boys & Girls Club of Dorchester. Given her passion for lacrosse as a former player, she has served as a girls’ youth lacrosse coach and as an active leader in the youth program for many years.


Global President
Arnold Worldwide
December 2013 - Present (9 years)
Named Global President in December 2013, Pam oversees the entire Arnold global network. She is responsible for driving the vision and strategy for the agency and helping Arnold’s clients achieve their goals.

As Global President, Pam has propelled Arnold’s growth, all while the agency gives birth to iconic creative campaigns that intersect with pop culture. Arnold’s mantra is “Great Work Works” and Pam likes to say it’s a promise we make to every client that a better idea will deliver shareholder value. She has positioned the agency at the intersection of McKinsey and Madison Avenue, applying strategic rigor to the art and magic of creative ideas. And it’s working – for Arnold’s clients and for Arnold.
President, Boston Headquarters
Arnold Worldwide
March 2006 - December 2013 (7 years 9 months)
Pam was named President of Arnold’s Boston office in 2006. Under her stewardship, Arnold was named to Advertising Age’s “A-List” in 2012.
Managing Partner, Director of Account Management
Arnold Worldwide
March 1998 - March 2006 (8 years)
Pam led the account management department and oversaw the Fidelity, Royal Caribbean, Gillette and Ocean Spray accounts.
Managing Partner, Director of Account Management
Leonard Monahan
February 1990 - February 1998 (8 years)
Pam was responsible for providing strategic leadership to the agency’s accounts and driving new business efforts.
Management Supervisor
HBM Creamer/Della Femina McNamee
August 1988 - February 1990 (1 year 6 months)
Account Manager
Ingalls, Quinn & Johnson
July 1986 - July 1988 (2 years)


Bachelor of Science, Marketing and Finance

1982 - Present (40 years 11 months)

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