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Spence Diamonds names first CMO

Frank Hamlin joins the diamond retailer following its decision to overhaul its brand marketing strategy.

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Edelman hires new digital VPs

Gaylene Macdonald and Jordan Markowski will lead the offering from Vancouver and Toronto, respectively.

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Corner Office Shifts: Cara’s new CEO

A round-up of senior-level executive changes you may have missed.

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Samsung CMO heads to Metrolinx

Mark Childs will help build partnerships, increase non-fare revenue and turn the agency into a data-driven organization.

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Up to the Minute: Spring acquires Watershed

Plus, GCI Canada appoints a general manager and 1Milk2Sugars expands to the U.S.

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Lixil Americas appoints first female president and GM

After a year of transforming the marketing department, Valerie Malone takes the helm of the company in Canada.

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Corner Office Shifts: Home Hardware’s new president

A round-up of senior-level executive changes you may have missed.

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Union hires new director of strategy

Josh Hansen will help the agency implement a multi-skillset approach to address the evolving needs of clients.

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Publicis Montreal adds new CD

Thimalay Sukhaseum joins the office’s creative team from Cossette.

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Up to the Minute: Stephen Thomas grows following client wins

Plus, Cetaphil selects A&C and Bob’s Your Uncle wins Independent Distillers Canada.

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Wasserman + Partners names new president

Stefan Hawes returns from Shanghai to lead the Vancouver agency’s growth as its founder moves into a new role.

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Engine Digital names first COO

James Richardson will help steer the agency as it continues to take on more consulting, design and development work.

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McCann Montreal adds director of strategic planning

Amine Rais will lead the office’s strategy team, while working on creative development for a number of recent client wins.

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KBS Canada hires four

New director of strategy Nancy Beattie is among the recent additions at the agency’s Toronto office.

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Up Cannabis adds to marketing leadership

Liesbeth Teerink will oversee brand strategy and Peter Kirkwood will lead distribution for the licensed producer.