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Jack Morton WorldWide Expands US Team

Global brand experience agency Jack Morton Worldwide is continuing to expand and strengthen its US team at the senior level with six new hires in New York, San Francisco and Detroit. These appointments are effective immediately.

“At Jack Morton we create extraordinary experiences for our clients and to do so, we continue to recruit and develop the best talent in our industry,” said Josh McCall, Chairman and CEO, Jack Morton Worldwide, in a statement. “We’re excited to announce a number of senior hires, further building on our very talented teams across our offices in the US.”

New hires include:

Cynthia Kuker, Vice President, Senior Creative Director, New York

Cynthia has over 20 years’ experience as a leading industry consultant, during which time she has collaborated with a number of agencies including Jack Morton. She has worked with many brands including Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Marriott, IBM and Grant Thornton.

Daniel Macena, Vice President, Creative Director, New York

Before joining Jack Morton, Daniel served as creative director at McCann HumanCare where he worked with brands including Airborne, MegaRed, Digestive Advantage and Move Free.  His prior experience also includes working with diverse brands like Ford Motor Company, Colgate, Burger King, United States Marines Corps, GM, Verizon Wireless and HBO.

Elyse Marks , Associate Creative Director, San Francisco

Elyse comes to Jack Morton from George P Johnson where she held the role of associate design director.   Elyse has worked with brands such as Toyota, Scion, Lexus, Sony, Universal, Disney, Citi, The Federal Reserve Bank, Bandai and Bombardier.

Colette Crespin, Executive Producer, San Francisco

Colette joins Jack Morton from George P. Johnson where she was part of the team that delivered Dreamforce in 2016.  Prior to this engagement she founded Wild Wellbeing, an experiential agency focused on wellbeing and based in London.   Colette has worked with many diverse brands including Ren Skincare, Sweaty Betty, Google, Founders Forum, Jurlique and Anthroplogie.

Lauren Lazarus, Executive Producer, Detroit and New York

Lauren comes to Jack Morton from the Max Mara Fashion Group where she was director of special events and external affairs.  Prior to this Lauren was trade-marketing manager at Giorgio Armani.

Lauren Abernethy, Regional Account Director, Detroit

Lauren comes to Jack Morton from the Simon Property Group where she held the role of regional vice president of marketing. Lauren is a highly experienced marketer with 19 years’ experience in the retail and property management sector.