Jack Morton bolsters Greater China creative team with staff promotions

Global brand experience agency Jack Morton has promoted Lucille Essey and Jeremy To to the positions of executive creative director of Greater China, and creative director Hong Kong respectively.

In her new role, Essey will oversee creative operations for the agency across Greater China, whose offices include Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Essey will focus on enhancing creative output across the region, as well as spearheading regional creative collaboration, merging creative talents across the region into one team. She will continue to be based out of Hong Kong and report to Natalie Ackerman, EVP of Greater China at Jack Morton.

Ackerman said, “Lucille and Jeremy are a tremendous force behind our creative work and their passion, enthusiasm and drive are truly an inspiration to the team. 2019 is set to be a big year for us and with Lucille’s talent and energy at the helm, I’m excited that our clients will benefit from our strengthened Greater China creative team.”

Prior to the promotion, Essey was executive creative director and show director for the Hong Kong office for two years. She has led the team in creating some of the agency’s largest events in the region, working with global brands including Google, BMW, Porsche, Cartier, and Magnum. Essey currently represents Greater China in the global creative council at Jack Morton.

To has been with Jack Morton for over five years and was previously its senior associate creative director. He has worked with international brands including Google, Nespresso, OnePlus and Marriott International; and has led a number of key projects in Hong Kong including The Peninsula Hotel’s global Christmas campaign and Pacific Place’s “The Place” campaign.