Jani Yates takes over at Advertising Standards Canada
The former ICA president will lead the independent industry body.
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Cossette adds to its creative team
Two creative directors and an ACD are among the new faces at the agency.
David Daga joins Manifest Communications
The newly-hired ECD will lead creative direction at the social change-focused agency.
Calder Bateman names new CEO
Catrin Owen takes over leadership of the Edmonton agency as it moves toward more social good marketing.
Innocean hires new business lead
Former KBS CMO Leslie Kross will lead the agency’s Kia business, as well as wider business growth objectives.
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The&Partnership names Canadian strategy lead
Andre Louis has been hired as head of strategy, along with eight other new additions.
Grip grows by 12
A dozen recent hires are spread across the agency’s departments.
Ryan Spelliscy named CCO at JWT Toronto
The shop has also made several hires and promotions on its creative team over the past few months.
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Taxi names new planning leadership
Christine Maw is now VP and head of strategic planning in Toronto, leading the department with Sean McDonald.
Senior changes at Edelman Canada
Three new SVPs join the shop amid a small shakeup of the senior ranks.
Reitmans names new CMO
Jonathan Levitt joins the company, which has also named a new president for its Reitmans banner.
The Garden hires design director
Former Zulu staffer Omar Morson joins to lead design on all projects.