Osborn Barr | Paramore Expands Leadership Team

by | Oct 7, 2019

Osborn Barr | Paramore (OBP), a marketing communications agency with offices in St. Louis, Nashville and Kansas City, has expanded its leadership team with the addition of a Director of Client Services and the promotion of a VP of Marketing and Business Development.

Joining OBP as Director of Client Services, Tim Lindstedt brings 20 years of experience in marketing, brand strategy and business development, supporting global brands such as Coca-Cola, LEGO, Major League Baseball, Ingersoll-Rand and Corteva Agriscience. In his role, Lindstedt will engage with OBP clients to provide strategic leadership and industry insights, while ensuring teams achieve client and company objectives. Lindstedt most recently served as Director of Client Services for Gunpowder Incorporated in Milwaukee, WI.

Additionally, John Meyer has been promoted to VP of Marketing and Business Development. In this expanded role, Meyer will continue leading the agency’s growth strategy and development across OBP’s three U.S. offices. He will also provide leadership and guidance to all agency marketing efforts. During his tenure, the agency has added clients Nutrien Ag Solutions, Pilgrim’s, IntelliFarms, Grainbridge and the Missouri Division of Tourism.

“Tim’s diverse marketing background and vast experience position him as an excellent fit for OBP’s leadership team,” said Rhonda Ries, President of OBP. “We are also thrilled to announce John’s promotion as he continues to demonstrate strong leadership skills and industry expertise.”

OBP is a full-service agency serving clients in the agriculture, tourism, food, and education industries. The team of more than 150 is comprised of marketing professionals with broad experience developing and implementing strategic communications including digital, content, public relations, social, broadcast, creative and advertising.

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