“As executive creative director in New York and a member of our global creative council, Rachel will have an instrumental role in the creative direction of our agency,” said Bruce Henderson, Chief Creative Officer, Jack Morton Worldwide. “Rachel’s creative vision, her breadth of experience, and her proven leadership skills will be invaluable as we continue to create extraordinary brand experiences for our clients.”
Donovan’s hire is to continue to expand and strengthen the US team at a senior level, according to the release.
Prior to Jack Morton, Donovan was the global creative director at McCann Health. Other experience includes roles at Spike Lee’s advertising agency Spike DDB, Sapient Nitro, UniWorld, Publicis and Havas Worldwide.
Her experience is across a myriad of industries, including automotive, beauty, consumer packaged goods, mobile devices, entertainment, healthcare, and technology. Former clients include Pepsi, Chevrolet, Cadillac, Reckitt Benckiser, Novartis, HBO, GE, AT&T, Target, Time Warner Cable, Colgate, Dove, match.com, and Airbnb.
Regarding her new role, Donovan said, “I’m excited to build upon Jack Morton’s extraordinary legacy, while pushing the creative boundaries and furthering the innovative culture with its incredibly talented team.”