On the Move

AGENCIES: - Dave Adams and John Farquhar have been appointed executive vice-presidents, co-creative directors at Toronto-based Young & Rubicam. Both Adams and Farquhar joined y&r in June 1995 as vice-presidents, group creative directors and were both appointed senior vps, co-creative directors...

AGENCIES:

- Dave Adams and John Farquhar have been appointed executive vice-presidents, co-creative directors at Toronto-based Young & Rubicam. Both Adams and Farquhar joined y&r in June 1995 as vice-presidents, group creative directors and were both appointed senior vps, co-creative directors in January 1997.

- Claire Samson joins Publicis-BCP in Montreal later this month as vice-president, group account director. Samson was most recently interim general manager at Radio-Canada, and has also held senior posts at tqs and tva. She has also been executive vice-president at PDG Stratégie Concept.

- Keri Levinsky has joined Toronto-based Vickers & Benson Advertising as an account supervisor within the McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada, Ontario Co-op account group. Prior to joining v&b, Levinsky was with Ambrose Carr Linton Carroll, working as a senior account executive.

- Peter Ignazi has joined Toronto-based MacLaren McCann as partner to art director Carlos Moreno. Previously, Ignazi has held positions at taxi, Goodgall Curtis and Ogilvy & Mather.

Ed Lees also joins MacLaren as a copywriter, while Cheryl Kaplan has signed on as Lees’ partner.

Also at MacLaren, Marisa Fazari has been hired as associate director, graphic services. Prior to joining MacLaren, Fazari was senior production manager at Cossette.

NEW MEDIA:

- Peter O’Neill has been appointed executive vp, marketing and sales for Toronto-based StarPages, an Internet-based interactive service and a division of Starfire Technologies. Most recently, O’Neill was vp, sales and promotion with Alliance Broadcasting, parent company of Showcase and History Television.

ASSOCIATIONS:

- Cindy Goldrick has been promoted to executive director of the Toronto-based Canadian Magazine Publishers Association (cmpa). Goldrick has been with the association for about eight years and most recently was general manager.

Also at cmpa, Shadi Mogadime has joined as marketing director and Glenn Morgan has signed on as acting distribution manager.