Duncan Miller has been appointed as director of business development in San Francisco, joining the team from George P Johnson, where he was business development manager of sports & sponsorship marketing. In addition to working with brands including Pepsi, Under Armour and Cisco, he was recognised in C&IT magazine’s A-List in 2014.
Meanwhile, Niki Herr has also joined the San Francisco office as VP account director. She has come from software start-up Stem, where she was director of brand and communications.
Ann Marie Almariei has joined the agency as VP, content director in Boston. She brings more than 20 years’ experience to the role, most recently at Devries Global, as director of strategy & content.
In the Chicago office, Shelley Elkins has been made SVP, group creative director, and will be responsible for charting the agency’s creative vision. Prior to joining Jack Morton, she was VP/creative director for DigitasLBi in Chicago and San Francisco and worked with a variety of clients including General Motors, Walgreens and Kellogg’s.
Another senior events specialist, Don Peasley, has been appointed as EVP group account director in Detroit. He brings more than 25 years of agency and client experience to the team with roles at VSA Partners, Leo Burnett, Verizon Wireless and General Motors.
"We’re excited to be kicking off 2016 adding extraordinary talent to our teams across the US," said Josh McCall, chairman and CEO of Jack Morton Worldwide. "Our new hires bring exemplary creative and management talent that we know will reinforce and further propel our teams to create world-class brand experiences for our clients."
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