With Garbutt's promotion, John Hunt becomes creative chairman of TBWA Worldwide, based in South Africa.
Garbutt returned to TBWA in 2015 from Ogilvy & Mather East in New York, where he served as chief creative officer. Before that, he was chief creative officer of the network's Paris office. A native of Cape Town, South Africa, Garbutt began his career in Johannesburg as a creative director at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris, where he spent four years working under Hunt.
"I am incredibly happy for both John and Chris. Not only are they deserving of this recognition for the work they continue to deliver time and again, but also for the manner in which they have carried themselves throughout their careers. Good people do good," said Lee Clow, chairman of TBWA\Media Arts Lab and global director of Media Arts.
Maleeny joins the agency from Heat, where he was chief strategy officer and general manager of the New York office. Prior to that, he was both chief strategy officer of Havas Worldwide and co-managing partner of New York.
"It is great to welcome Tim to our leadership team," said Sean Lyons, president, U.S. "His deep experience working with a range of brands across consulting, strategy, and creative development is a perfect fit for R/GA and our multi-disciplined approach to working with our clients."
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."
As president of CP+B West, Danielle joins Vinicius Reis, who oversees CP+B Miami and CP+B Brazil; Richard Pinder, who oversees CP+B Europe; and Bamboo Yee, who oversees CP+B Beijing.
Aldrich reports to Lori Senecal, Global CEO.
In 2014, after 12 years of leading accounts at the agency, Aldrich was named managing director of CP+B Boulder. Under her leadership, the office won new business, including American Airlines and Hershey's.
"Each of our 10 offices are led by entrepreneurs who are passionate about building CP+B, in their markets around the world. We have found that by elevating regional leaders, we can better share resources seamlessly across offices in each region, to bring more top strategic and creative talent to our client partners," said Senecal.