Jack Morton Worldwide expands US team in 2016


February 4th, 2016

Global brand experience agency Jack Morton Worldwide has expanded its teams around the US, adding five new senior level hires.

“We’re excited to be kicking off 2016 adding extraordinary talent to our teams across the US,” said Josh McCall, Chairman and CEO, 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.”

New hires include:

Ann Marie Almariei – VP, Content Director, Boston
Ann Marie brings over 20 years’ experience with roles at MRM Worldwide, McCann, Vaynermedia and 360i. In her most recent role at Devries Global as Director of Strategy & Content, Ann Marie focused on social media and digital innovation for clients including P&G, Anne Klein and Jones New York.

Shelley Elkins – SVP, Group Creative Director, Chicago
Shelley will be responsible for charting the creative vision for Jack’s Chicago office across all of its clients. She brings over 15 years of experience leading creative for brands such as KitchenAid, Emerson, Kaiser Permanente and eBay. 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.

Niki Herr – VP, Account Director, San Francisco
Niki joins Jack Morton from energy storage and software start-up Stem where she was Director of Brand and Communications. Prior to Stem, Niki was Vice President of Business Leadership at Momentum Worldwide where she led the San Francisco office and Momentum’s energy practice. She has worked with brands including Microsoft, The Clorox Company, ENERGY STAR and Constellation Brands.

Duncan Miller – Director of Business Development, San Francisco
Duncan joins the San Francisco team from George P Johnson Experience Marketing where he was Business Development Manager, Sports & Sponsorship Marketing. There he worked with brands including Pepsi, Under Armour and Cisco. Prior to that, Duncan spent time at Aqueduct and Rainmaker Consulting, both in London. In 2014, Duncan was recognized in the “Top 30 Under 30 in the UK,” by C&IT Magazine.

Don Peasley – EVP Group Account Director, Detroit
Donald brings over 25 years of agency and client experience to the Detroit team with roles at VSA Partners, Leo Burnett, Verizon Wireless and General Motors. In 2010, Don led the team that was awarded the Grand Effie for their work with the Detroit Public Schools.

These appointments are effective immediately.

All new hires are available for interview upon request.

Visit our careers page to see open Jack Morton job openings.