Jack Morton expands Greater China team amid multiple account wins

Agency announces five key senior-level promotions as it secures multiple new client contracts at its Greater China offices.

Natalie Ackerman
Natalie Ackerman

Jack Morton has announced a number of key senior-level promotions following a highly successful first quarter of 2018.

New client contracts have been secured including work with Marriott International, Rolls-Royce, Scania and Harley-Davidson, the agency has confirmed.

It means that Natalie Ackerman, who heads up the agency’s Greater China operations, which encompass the Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing offices, has been promoted to executive vice president and so joins the agency’s executive team.

Ackerman has worked with Jack Morton for 15 years across its New York, San Francisco and is now based at the agency’s Hong Kong offices. 

Jack Morton vice chairman Julian Pullan said: "I would like to congratulate Natalie on joining the executive team and the success she has brought to our Greater China operations.

"This success is reflective of a truly talented team, which I have no doubt will go from strength to strength through their growing client partnerships and the extraordinary experiences they create together."

Five other senior-level promotions from among long-standing members of staff have also announced. 

Eugene Ng is promoted to head of creative, based in the Shanghai office. 

Ng has worked for Jack Morton for seven years across the Shanghai and Beijing offices.

Helen Mok is promoted from director of operations in Hong Kong to general manager in Shanghai. Mok is succeeded by Chris MacDonald as director of operations in Hong Kong. 

MacDonald was previously production director in Hong Kong and has almost 20 years’ industry experience, seven of which are with Jack Morton.

Also in Hong Kong, Becca Ratcliffe is promoted from group account director to client services director.

Finally, Shirley Lee has been promoted from director of operations in Shanghai to client service director in Beijing.

Lee has worked for Jack Morton for 12 years, starting as executive producer to client services director.

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