Agencies

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Blammo brings in five

The Toronto agency bolsters its creative team with two new copywriters, two new art directors and a new account director.

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Draftfcb hires new digital creative VP

Curtis Edwards joins the agency from TBWA in Toronto and will help lead the shop’s digital practice.

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Doug & Serge begins working with Prostate Cancer Canada

The Toronto shop has been named AOR for the national foundation and is currently working on creative for mass, digital, social and event marketing.

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TBWA’s George Nguyen on his new role

The new managing director at the Toronto office chats about the agency’s future and how he’ll push the shop creatively.

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Cundari promotes a VP and lands new business

The Toronto agency has moved Jennifer Steinmann into the EVP managing director role, and it will now be handling creative and media planning for two 3M Canada products.

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BCP appoints Chantal Joly as CD

The former EM creative director will round out the creative team, along with recent new hire Harry Bouchard.

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Jon Toews joins Critical Mass as VP creative

The former Bensimon Byrne CD will be joining the VP ranks along with the recently promoted Shannon McEvoy-Halston as the Toronto agency boosts its offerings.

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TrojanOne hires senior manager of strategy

Amanda Lewis joins the integrated marketing agency from Vibrant Ideation & Marketing to lead the strategic planning and delivery of marketing pitches.

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Details and reaction to the Publicis Omnicom merger

Industry member reaction on the mega deal from Pollin8 founder Lauren Richards, MDC Partners CEO Miles Nadal and GroupM president Dominic Proctor.

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JWT hires five design and digital creatives

Brent Choi continues his hiring spree, having added a total of 12 new creatives since joining the agency in January, including a new head of art role for designer David Taylor.

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Dare Vancouver hires three

Creative partners Daivd Giovando and Todd Takahashi will fill the roles vacated by newly promoted CDs Addie Gillespie and Mia Thomsett.

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TBWA\Toronto hires new managing director

George Nguyen joins the Toronto agency after heading up the network’s Vietnam office for four years.

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Handsome opens first North American office in Toronto

The design agency, which has one other office in the U.K., will be led by founder and CD Ian Houghton (pictured) as well as Toronto native Kristin Germain as its account director.

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Tommy Perez leaves Tribal DDB

The agency says it has begun recruiting for a new creative director for its Toronto office.