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.
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.
"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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