Boston – Feb. 7, 2011 – Global brand experience agency Jack Morton Worldwide is announcing changes to its senior leadership team. Effective immediately, Tara Back, Julian Pullan and Ben Taylor will assume the title of President. These appointments will elevate Jack Morton’s award-winning brand experience work around the globe and best position the agency for its current and future growth.
- Tara Back, formerly Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Jack Morton’s New York office has more than a decade’s experience at Jack Morton in leadership positions on two continents. In December 2008, Tara assumed the role of Executive Vice President and Managing Director of New York. Since then, she has overseen a dramatic renewal of the New York office. Previously, she served as Managing Director for the agency’s operations in Australia. During Tara’s career she has secured blue-chip client partnerships including Samsung, Microsoft, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sony and Casella Wines. Tara will oversee Jack Morton’s operations in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.
- Julian Pullan, formerly Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Jack Morton’s Europe, Middle East and Africa will continue his role leading EMEA. Julian joined Jack Morton in 2002 as Director of Operations in London and became Managing Director in 2005. Under his leadership, the European operation has grown significantly in size and reputation. In more than 25 years in the business, Julian has been responsible for creating award winning brand experiences for numerous clients, including Toyota, Lexus, Philips, Shell, Ericsson, Nokia, HP, Barclays and General Motors.
- Ben Taylor, formerly Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Asia-Pacific will continue to oversee the company’s locations in China, Hong Kong and Australia. Ben joined Jack Morton in 2005 to head up the agency’s Hong Kong operation, lead the expansion into China and build a growing client portfolio throughout the region. Under Ben’s leadership, Jack Morton’s Asia Pacific operations work for many of the world’s leading organizations including HSBC, Procter and Gamble, Pfizer, Coca-Cola, and IBM.
“Tara, Julian and Ben are a tremendous team and will work closely together with me to grow Jack Morton globally,” said Josh McCall, Chairman and CEO of Jack Morton Worldwide to whom all three will report. “They provide a breadth of experience to our operations and have proven themselves as extremely effective and accountable leaders.”