Entered King: 2013
Committee Membership: Enrollment Committee, Lower School Road Map, Strategic Planning
Student(s): Erica ’29, Arella ‘26
Spouse: John Rutere
College/Grad School: Macalester College, University of Minnesota/Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University
Bio: Miriam is a Senior Vice President, Finance Director at IPG Mediabrands, a Global Marketing and communications Companies, where she leads Finance and Operations for Mediabrands’ Data and Technology business. Miriam has been with IPG both in US and London for over 14 years and has led Finance and operations for different companies within the IPG umbrella including Ansible, IPG’s mobile buying business, Rapport, Out of home business and Orion, the barter trading business. Miriam has also held different other senior finance positions in Mergers and Acquisitions, Global Planning and Forecasting and Cash Flow Management.
Prior to joining IPG, Miriam worked with other big brands such as Salomon SmithBarney Investment Bank and GE Capital.
Miriam is passionate about empowering disadvantaged African women and children and has served as treasurer on the Executive board of Sirleaf Market Women Fund, a non-profit organization funded by UN Women to provide microfinance and basic literacy skills to Liberia’s market women.