Jack Morton appoints Shelley Elkins as chief creative officer

Jack Morton, global brand experience agency, has promoted Shelley Elkins to the role of chief creative officer. Elevated from her role of senior vice president, executive creative director, Elkins will continue to be based in Chicago and will report to Julian Pullan, vice chairman and president international.

In her new role, Elkins will join the agency’s executive leadership team and be responsible for steering its creative vision globally, which includes chairing Jack Morton’s Creative Council of senior creative leaders from across the world.

Based in Chicago, Elkins has been instrumental in securing key new business wins including MillerCoors, which recently named Jack Morton lead agency for experiential, sports, music, and entertainment marketing. In addition, under her direction, the agency has garnered several industry awards including Clios, Reggies, EX, and PRO awards for clients such as Covergirl, Charmin, and M&M’s.

Elkins previously served as vice president and creative director at Digitas in Chicago and San Francisco, working on a variety of global brands across the retail, automotive, CPG, health care, and home appliance industries.

“Shelley is an exceptional and inspiring storyteller. Her proven track record for creating extraordinary brand experiences coupled with her infectious energy and passion made her a natural fit for the role,” said Josh McCall, chairman and CEO, Jack Morton. “The impact she has made on our business is well recognized and we’re looking forward to her pushing the limits of our creative output.”