Hires

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National names VP of marketing technology

Hide Ozawa will support the firm’s Canadian offices and work with teams in the U.S. through Shift Communications.

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Up to the Minute: Cinco signs deal with BeiAo

Plus, Pomp and Circumstance gets two new clients, Zulu and FCB win at Arc Awards and more news you may have missed.

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WestJet hires chief digital and innovation officer

Former Facebook exec Alfredo C. Tan will help launch an innovation centre in Toronto to support the airline’s global expansion.

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KBS hires chief strategy officer

Lance Koenig joins from DDB Chicago to help guide the agency’s strategic offering.

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Climax Media appoints general manager

Dana Di Ponio will oversee operations, business development and client work at the Toronto digital agency.

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Dino Bianco to take over as Kruger CEO

The former marketer and Kraft Canada president replaces outgoing industry vet Mario Gosselin.

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Jordan Doucette joins Leo Burnett Chicago

Taxi Canada’s co-CCO heads to the U.S. to lead creative work on the agency’s Kellogg’s account.

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Bensimon Byrne adds new XD department

Jon Litwack will head the agency’s experience design arm, which will serve all three of its divisions.

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Up to the Minute: Energi PR hires new SVP

Plus, Touchwood names managing partner, FleishmanHillard and High Road become FHR and more news you may have missed.

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Clever Samurai adds two to leadership team

Leigh-Ann Clarke is promoted to general manager and Kristina Anguelakieva is hired as senior account director at the agency.

Alex Lefebvre

Rethink names new partner in Montreal

Alex Lefebvre will lead client relations and new business at the office and join the national leadership team.

Cary Smith

Zulubot adds director of content

Cary Smith joins the agency’s content team to help build its offering with a focus on “modern content platforms.”

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Mario Daigle joins Massy Forget Langlois as VP

The advertising veteran will play a strategic role on high-level accounts and contribute to business development.

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Up to the Minute: Crossmark appoints SVP

Plus, Douglas Marketing Group names COO, Pomp & Circumstance wins Dermalogica, and more news you may have missed.

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David Kennedy to leave Leo Burnett for Bell

The agency’s COO will be taking over marketing for the telco’s mobile business as Claire Gillies joins The Source.