Cynthia Kuker was named vice president, senior creative director in New York. She has more than 20 years of experience as an industry consultant, having worked with brands like Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Marriott, IBM and Grant Thornton.
Daniel Macena, vice president, creative director, New York, joins the agency from McCann HumanCare, where he served as creative director for brands including Airborne, MegaRed, Digestive Advantage and Move Free. Prior to that, he worked on brands like Ford Motor Company, Colgate, Burger King, United States Marines Corps, GM, Verizon Wireless and HBO.
Elyse Marks, associate creative director, San Francisco, joins the agency from George P Johnson, where she served as associate design director. She has worked with brands such as Toyota, Scion, Lexus, Sony, Universal, Disney, Citi, The Federal Reserve Bank, Bandai and Bombardier.
Colette Crespin, executive producer, San Francisco, also joins the agency from George P. Johnson. Prior to that, she founded Wild Wellbeing, a London-based experiential agency focused on wellbeing.
Lauren Lazarus, executive producer, Detroit and New York, most recently served as director of special events and external affairs at the Max Mara Fashion Group.
Lastly, Lauren Abernethy, regional account director, Detroit, comes to Jack Morton from Simon Property Group, where she served as regional vice president of marketing.
"At Jack Morton we create extraordinary experiences for our clients and to do so, we continue to recruit and develop the best talent in our industry," said Josh McCall, chairman and CEO of Jack Morton Worldwide. "We're excited to announce a number of senior hires, further building on our very talented teams across our offices in the US."