Jack Morton hires in Middle East

Agency Jack Morton Worldwide has announced the expansion of its Dubai office, with the hire of six new members of staff.

Julian Pullan
Julian Pullan

Jack Morton opened its Dubai office in October 2011. It is led by joint managing directors Alex Apthorpe and Yvonne Hoffzimmer.

Jason Rodbard joins Jack Morton as creative director. Rodbard has more than 12 years of creative experience within brand experience design and has worked for international brands including BlackBerry, Ford, Nokia, Johnnie Walker, Toyota, and Getty Images.

Niall Polley steps in as senior business development manager. Polley previously led the corporate sales team at Yas Marina Circuit from its opening in 2009. Polley has 10 years’ experience in commercial and relationship management roles for sporting events.
Sufeena Hussain and Ahmad Diab join as senior account managers. Hussain has more than a decade of event production and project management experience, while Diab has worked with clients within the government sector including Etihad Rail, Emirates Steel and the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport.

Elham Namvar has been hired as a graphic designer, and Matthew Serpico takes the role of project coordinator.

Julian Pullan, president, EMEA of Jack Morton Worldwide, said: "I am thrilled with the progress our Middle East office is making. The team has already comfortably exceeded our targets for the first year of operation. I am very much looking forward to the year ahead."

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