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Up to the Minute: Stephen Thomas names director of digital strategy

Plus, U92 and Alice & Smith get a new GM and Mint announces several new clients.

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Virtue hires head of business development for Canada

Whitney Milne returns to Vice’s creative agency to drive new business opportunities in its Canadian office.

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Match Marketing hires ECD in Toronto

Jason Mota steps into the role having most recently served at CD at Gale Partners in Toronto.

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Corner Office Shifts: Mitsubishi, DavidsTea and Lassonde

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

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Oliver names managing partner of North America

Dave Carey, formerly Canadian country manager, takes on the title having already started to support clients south of the border.

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Up to the Minute: Three staff join Bleublancrouge

Plus, Fuse Live continues to grow and Montreal shop CanspanBMG wins ‘tween’ lifestyle brand Iscream.

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Max Valiquette joins Diamond as chief strategy officer

The first to hold the position, Valiquette has been tasked with leading and elevating a growing department.

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Forsman & Bodenfors names production lead in Toronto

Arriving from Jam3, Johanna Stewart will oversee all aspects of production and technology within the agency.

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Meat & Produce hires creative lead

Daniel Berzen joins Veritas’ influencer and content division to help lead clients through its co-production model.

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Up to the Minute: New strategy leads at William Thomas

Plus, Weber Shandwick makes three senior hires and Ogilvy adds to creative team.

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Edelman names creative director in Vancouver

Mike Shackle will lead the department for the office, arriving with global experience from shops like Y&R, Deutsch and TBWA.

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McCann names VP of strategy in Montreal

Jean-Francois Fremaux will work alongside newly named ECD Sacha Ouimet across the office’s agency clients.

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Up to the Minute: Camden gets a new partner

Plus, Le French Bureau launches in Quebec and Ottawa’s InMotion adds four to its ranks.

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Grey Canada restructures leadership team

The agency’s global ECD takes the creative reins to move to a more “borderless” model as Helen Pak and Joel Arbez depart.

Corner Office

Corner Office Shifts: Porter Airlines, Jean Coutu and Roots

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