The World: Sydney - JWT names general manager and creative director

JWT Sydney is strengthening its senior team by hiring a general manager and a creative director.

Kate Walker, who joined the agency in April 2004 to run the Vodafone business, takes the general manager role.

Mick Hunter (top), who moves from Whybin\TBWA, joins as the creative director, while Ian Morton (above), his art director partner of 15 years, becomes the head of art.

Mike Conninghan, the managing director of JWT Australia and New Zealand, said:"Now is the perfect time for us to up the ante across the board."