Jack Morton Worldwide expands US team

Agency Jack Morton Worldwide has expanded its US teams at a senior level, with three promotions and six new hires in its New York, Detroit and San Francisco offices.

Elizabeth Krato, Jack Morton Worldwide
Elizabeth Krato, Jack Morton Worldwide

John Howard, previously executive creative director for the agency’s Detroit office, has been promoted to managing director. Meanwhile in the San Francisco office, Tom Michael has been promoted to group account & strategy director, while Ethan Gunning has stepped up to the role of SVP, executive creative director. 


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The agency’s new hires include Elizabeth Krato, who has been appointed as EVP, director of operations at the Detroit office. She has worked with Jack Morton in the past, but most recently had been working as a consultant.

In the New York office, Kate Crotty has joined as SVP, account director in events. She has 22 years of experience in the industry and has held senior roles with agencies including Broadstreet, MJM Creative Services and Sandra Arnold. Gary Baker has joined as VP, creative director. In the past he has worked at agencies including Cake and G2.

The San Francisco office has seen three new hires, including Kristy Snowden who joins as senior account director from Wunderman. David Harrison has joined as senior creative director, while Brian Thompson has joined as creative director.

The news follows five senior-level hires in offices across the US announced in February. 

"Our team at Jack Morton is growing once again this year, strengthening our talent in our management, client relationships and creative teams," said Josh McCall, chairman and CEO at Jack Morton Worldwide.

"We’re excited to both inject fresh, diverse talent and to grow our talent from within, as we drive forward in our vision to create extraordinary experiences."

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