Boston – Feb. 7, 2011 – Global brand experience agency Jack Morton Worldwide is announcing that Matt Pensinger, formerly Senior Vice President at Relay Worldwide, will assume the role of Senior Vice President, Managing Director, of Jack Morton’s Chicago office.
Matt has worked agency and client-side with some of the world’s leading brands, gaining expertise in events, consumer brand experiences, sponsorship activations and promotions. Prior to his role with Relay, Matt was Manager of Marketing Alliances at General Motors and Manager of Sports Marketing for the automaker. He also spent a five years at the U.S. Figure Skating Association, in various marketing, public relations, events and management roles. In 2010, he was named by Sports Business Journal to their “40 Under 40” list of best young talent.
“We are thrilled to have Matt join our team,” said Josh McCall, Chairman and CEO of Jack Morton Worldwide. “Matt brings to this role the varied perspective of someone who has experience on both agency and client-side marketing, and a broad set of experiences that will enhance our Chicago office.”
Matt is a Chicago area native and graduate of the University of Illinois and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He will report to Tara Back, Jack Morton’s President who oversees the New York, Chicago and LA operations.