Independent management consultants specializing in marketing

Umbrex helps our clients find the right independent management consultant for their marketing projects. Over 90% of our marketing consultants are alums of McKinsey, Bain, or BCG. The majority have also held marketing roles in industry.

How we help clients with marketing

Marketing experience at top firms such as:

Vice President Brand Management

Director, Marketing Research Cola Brands

Head of Customer Experience

VP of Global Digital Marketing

VP Digital Strategy & Managed Services

Sr. Director Consumer Insights and Analytics

Team Lead, Global Pricing CV & Diabetes

Head of Pricing

Director of Research

Director, Pricing

Industry examples of marketing projects

Consumer Packaged Goods

For a Fortune 100 CPG company, managed the strategy and marketing for a $3B homecare brand at top-five global retailer. Led the creation of all retailer-specific packaging and promotional materials. Grew sales 10% year over year.

Cosmetics & Personal Care

For a leading cosmetics company, created a new freestanding retail concept in Shanghai, a new concept for Sephora in Canada, and a new department store concept in London.


Informed product roadmap for a manufacturer of autonomous material handling machinery by conducting interviews with supply chain executives in 3PL, e-commerce, and retail warehouses.


For a $70B insurance company, improved customer experience by launching a cross-functional call listening program. Identified insights that led to improvements across the customer journey.

Media & Entertainment

For a major subscription entertainment service provider, assessed key European markets to inform entry strategy.

Medical Devices

Reconfigured international pricing strategy for a Fortune 500 medical device company. Defined price setting and segmentation for 20K+ products, positively impacting $6B in revenue.


For a luxury eyewear retailer, oversaw merchandising and product development. Over two years, revenue grew by 300%.

Travel & Logistics

Developed loyalty program for a leading online hotel booking website.

What clients say

Insights on marketing from our podcast:​


How Data Is Revolutionizing Marketing

Marshall Butler


James Richardson on Anthropology and Marketing

James Richardson


Marketing Techniques

Seiya Vogt


Customer Insights

Jeremy Bieger

Insights on marketing from our members:

March 7, 2021
How to Become a Champion of Change Thought Leadership

How to Become a Champion of Change

Caroline Taich shares a  post on change and the skills you need...

March 6, 2021
An Informative Infographic on Pricing Thought Leadership

An Informative Infographic on Pricing

Ian Tidswell shares pricing information on creating and capturing value in...

March 5, 2021
Key Steps to Developing the Personal Brand  Thought Leadership

Key Steps to Developing the Personal Brand 

Susan Hamilton Meier was recently interviewed on The Whole Person Podcast...

Useful resources on marketing recommended by our members

  • National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Society for Corporate Governance
  • International Corporate Governance Network
  • Business Roundtable
  • The Handbook of Board Governance: A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private, and Not-for-Profit Board Members 2nd Edition
  • A Carver Policy Governance Guide, The Policy Governance Model and the Role of the Board Member 2nd Edition
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How to get started


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