Jo Hutchison has worked in theatre marketing for over 20 years and was head of marketing at Dewynters and subsequently head of advertising and marketing worldwide for Mamma Mia! and senior account handler for other West End and international productions including the UK première of Wicked and Patrick Stewart's A Christmas Carol. After six years and having opened Mamma Mia! in over 25 countries, Jo left Dewynters to set up JHI in November 2009 and was joined by Natalie Yalden.
Theatre: Driving Miss Daisy, Dandy Dick, Blue/Orange, Great Expectations (UK tours); Gatz (Noel Coward Theatre as part of this year’s LIFT festival); The Misanthrope starring Keira Knightley and Damian Lewis (Comedy); The Secret of Sherlock Holmes for Ian Fricker & Richard Temple; Horrible Histories' Barmy Britain (Garrick Theatre), Great Expectations west end, Passion Play, Riverdance and Tailor Made Man and Incident at the border for Stephen McGill Productions.
Concerts: Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus’s Kristina (Royal Albert Hall); Festival In A Day concerts in association with BBC Radio 2.
Venues: Clients include Wilton's Music Hall, Rhodes College, Memphis Tennessee, Hampstead Theatre, Matcham Room, Hippodrome Casino Leicester Square and Charing Cross Theatre.
Consultancy: Marketing consultants for Mamma Mia! (worldwide), Priscilla Queen of the Desert, The Wizard of Oz, Rock of Ages, for the conductor and composer Carl Davis and The Society of London Theatre (SOLT).
The JHI team has now grown to 6 with Liz McGinity and Nicole Samuels joining in 2012 and Fiona Somerville and Milo Spence joining in 2013.