Independent marketing firm Jacobson Rost is expanding its digital capabilities with the appointment of Nor Sanavongsay as director of creative technology. Sanavongsay will report to J/R Chief Creative Officer Steve Simoncic in the agency's Chicago office. "Nor will be a critical player to helping our clients drive their digital efforts forward," said Jerry Flemma, president and chief operating officer for Jacobson Rost.
Previously, Sanavongsay was a senior front-end engineer with Peak6 Investments, where he was responsible for Web development and user interface of the company's retail sites. He previously held position with Sears Holdings Corp., First Health and Thinktank LLC. With offices in Chicago; Sheboygan, Wis., and Boston, Jacobson Rost's client roster includes Azteca Foods, Boss Snowplow, Carl Buddig & Co. and Comcast SportsNet Chicago.