Jack Morton Hires Downes, Burns To Boost Hub Office

boston—Interpublic Group of Cos’ Jack Morton Worldwide has installed Judy Downes and Mary Burns as account managers in its Boston office.

Downes, who has been a presence in the advertising community here for two decades, is a past president of the Boston Idea Group trade organization. She was a founding partner and executive producer at September Films and McGuire & Downes Creative Services, both in Boston. Prior to Jack Morton, Downes was executive producer and account director at Cramer Productions in Norwood, Mass.

Burns worked in new-business operations at the Walt Disney Co.’s research and development group in Burbank, Calif., before landing the post at Jack Morton.