• Jack Morton Names First Global DE&I Executive
    Jack Morton is moving Natalie Ackerman from Hong Kong to the U.S. to serve as the agency’s first diversity, equitable and inclusive (DEI) lead. As executive vice president of talent and inclusion, Ackerman will assume all responsibilities for talent across the agency working closely with the global HR team including all DEI initiatives. She will continue to serve on the agency’s executive leadership team reporting directly to Chairman/CEO Josh McCall. Ackerman previously served as executive vice president of Greater China, overseeing the agency’s China and Hong Kong operations. She first joined Jack Morton 18 years ago as a Producer in …
  • Gillespie Named President/Chairman Isobar Public Sector
    Larry Gillespie, II has been named President and Chairman of the Board for Dentsu’s Isobar Public Sector, a global practice that delivers end-to-end digital transformation and IT modernization capabilities for U.S. federal and government clients, including the U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and the U.S. Army. The role is new. He reports to Jacki Kelley, CEO Dentsu Americas. The agency focuses on experience design, application modernization, cloud infrastructure, emerging technology, data transformation and security. The business is supported by Dentsu’s Global Technology Alliance partners, including Qualtrics, SalesForce, Adobe, Amazon, Google and others. Previously Gillespie served as …
  • Erich & Kallman Taps Frazier For New Brand Role
    Erich & Kallman today announced that industry veteran Kate Frazier has joined the agency as Director of Brands, a new position.  Frazier joins E&K from VMLY&R, where she most recently served as Managing Director.  She has spent most of her career at Crispin Porter Bogusky, where she worked with E&K Co-Founder and President Steve Erich, as well as agency COO Jill Garrison, Chief Growth Officer Kate Higgins and Strategy Director Rebecca Harris.   Frazier joined CPB in 2001 with the launch the MINI brand in the U.S. and over the years led work for Volkswagen, Microsoft, Kraft Foods, …
  • McCann's Craft Names Managing Director/ Greater New York
    McCann Worldgroup is promoting Lena Eng to managing director, Greater New York at the agency’s content shop Craft. In this role, Eng will lead business growth, client relationships and operations for both Craft New York and Craft Health New Jersey. Previously, Eng was senior vice president, integrated operations director for the two locations. Earlier in her career, she worked at Omnicom's Rapp, where she was vice president/program operations.