Industry Moves

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Up to the Minute: Matt Chong named president of AMA Toronto

Plus, Adviso adds twelve new hires and Nata PR wins business from Agropur.

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Sparking a career pivot

The Marketers x Mentors program, set to kick-off in the new year, will support mid-career staff looking to make a change.

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Brent Choi leaves JWT

The president of the Canadian operation and CCO for global brands departs as the agency continues to pursue a collaborative creative model.

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How Spence Diamonds’ new CMO plans to grow the company

Veeral Rathod sees parallels between the apparel and diamond industries.

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KBS merges with Forsman & Bodenfors

MDC creates a new global agency with 700 employees in eight cities, including Toronto and Montreal.

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Lg2 names new VP of strategy

Sophie-Annick Vallee has been hired from Cossette to lead the agency’s offering in Montreal.

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Rethink adds new CD in Toronto

Dhaval Bhatt joins the creative team following a string of new business wins for the agency.

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Momentum Worldwide Canada names first ECD

Raul Garcia joins from David&Goliath as the experiential agency shifts towards being creatively led.

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Up to the Minute: Prime Marketing adds new VP

Plus, LP/AD to help launch cannabis wellness supplement brand Livli and The Siren Group wins MCI Group Canada.

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CloudRaker opens shopper practice

After hiring Kris Matheson as executive director in Toronto, the agency will help launch the Goods & Commerce platform.

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Corner Office Shifts: Hallmark Canada’s new president

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

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Lg2 Toronto launches design and branding discipline

The new offering, supported by three hires, follows the agency’s expansion in Toronto.

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Global Public Affairs acquires Impact Consulting

The deal expands the government relations firm’s existing capabilities in the Alberta market.

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David Gordon to leave Cohn & Wolfe

The agency’s managing director is going client-side to join medical cannabis company PharmaCielo.

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Giants & Gentlemen bolsters its ranks

A new ACD is among a handful of hires and promotions across creative, digital and account teams.