Jack Morton Worldwide hires new APAC ECD

Jack Morton Worldwide, global brand experience agency, has made new additions to its creative team in the APAC region.

Jonas Pinzke (pictured) has been appointed as executive creative director, Singapore, and reports to managing director, Charles Robinson. Meanwhile, Oz Dean has joined the office in Australia as executive creative director and reports to managing director, Helen Graney. Both appointments are effective immediately.

Pinzke has over 20 years of industry experience. Previously, he was the co-founder and executive creative director of Swedish-based brand experience agency, StudioNoc, and also founded the Good Guys, a sustainability-focused innovation agency. In the past, he has worked with many leading brands including Absolut Vodka, Nike, H&M, Volvo, IKEA, Puma, Ericsson, Coca-Cola, Unicef, Aveda and Audi.

Meanwhile, Dean has over 18 years industry experience, that spans Europe, Asia and Australia and has seen him work with brands including Samsung, Lion, Netflix, Playstation, Activision, Airbnb, Singapore Airlines, Telstra and Google. Dean in the past worked as creative director of TBWA\ Digital Arts Network (DAN) and was based in Singapore for three years.

Prior to joining Jack Morton Worldwide in Australia, Dean held lead creative roles at agencies including Ogilvy & Mather, TBWA DAN, UM and We Are Social where his team led the social launch for Netflix in Australia and New Zealand.

“The growing experience economy coupled with the company’s expertise is tremendous time to be joining the agency. This fact, combined with the growing importance of the Asian market, makes me very excited about the impact we will be able to deliver to our clients,” said Pinzke.

“Jack Morton has an excellent reputation for creating experiences that actually change the way people feel about brands. I am delighted to join the team and look forward to creating extraordinary, innovative experiences together,” added Dean.

“Our ECD appointments are designed to support the burgeoning business needs of our clients in the Asia-Pacific region. Both Pinzke and Dean are highly talented creative leaders who will be a huge asset for our clients and our teams across the Jack Morton network,” said Bruce Henderson, chief creative officer, Jack Morton Worldwide.