Movers & Shakers

CLIENTS: Doug Parsons has been named sales and marketing manager for paint, at the paint and home products division of Toronto-based Home Hardware Stores. Prior to joining Home Hardware, Parsons served as sales manager for Scythes, and held several management positions...

CLIENTS:

Doug Parsons has been named sales and marketing manager for paint, at the paint and home products division of Toronto-based Home Hardware Stores. Prior to joining Home Hardware, Parsons served as sales manager for Scythes, and held several management positions at ICI/The Glidden Company.

AGENCIES:

Ian Grais has been appointed vice-president, creative director for the Vancouver office of Palmer Jarvis DDB. Grais, who was twice ranked Canada’s top art director in Strategy’s Creative Report Card, has worked on a number of accounts, including Playland, Parmalat, Crimestoppers and TV12. In his new position, he will assume full creative responsibilities for the Vancouver office.

Peter Renz has been promoted to vice-president, group account director, at Toronto-based Cundari Group. Renz, who began his career in brand management with Carnation, has since worked at a number of agencies, including Grant Tandy, MacLaren, Doner Canada, and SMW Advertising. His clients at Cundari include BMW Canada, Land Rover, and Colio Estate Wines.

Lois Enns has been appointed director of operations for Vancouver-based Lanyon Phillips Communications, and its two subsidiaries, Bazooka Information Design and Tinderbox Interactive. Also at Lanyon Phillips, Tim Kelly has been promoted to vice-president, associate creative director. Kelly, whose previous title was art director, will be responsible for the daily operations of the Lanyon Phillips creative department.

PUBLIC RELATIONS:

Irene Atamanchuk has been named senior account director at the Toronto office of Sudler & Hennessy, a healthcare communications network. Atamanchuk previously held positions at McCann-Erickson, SMW Advertising, Harrod & Mirlin and Anderson Advertising.

Also at Sudler & Hennessy, Johanne L. Cardinal has been appointed account director. Previously, Cardinal occupied a communications and community relations position with Monsanto.

MC Healthcare Group has made two additions to its account team. Bernie J. Marzalik, formerly president and general manager of Ciba Vision, will be placed in charge of strategic planning and development. Mark Nolan, who has 14 years of client and agency experience in the healthcare industry, has been named account director, healthcare services. Nolan most recently held a position with 3M Pharmaceuticals.