Industry Moves

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How I stopped holding myself back

Devon Williamson explains how a lack of leadership and examples to follow keeps women from pursuing opportunities they deserve.

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Tank names executive creative director

Thomas Nelligan takes on creative leadership duties as the agency continues to expand its operations.

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Diamond launches PR offering

Wendy Bairos will lead the new offering as the agency adds to its “centre of excellence” model.

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Disney hires Helen Pak

The former Grey CCO will lead the in-house creative agency responsible for the company’s parks and resorts portfolio.

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Up to the Minute: AdFarm names new ECD

Plus, Agnostic named AOR for Asus and Citizen grows its team and client roster.

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Ray grows its ranks

Five new team members, including ACD Jeff McLean and former Johnson Insurance marketer Tracy Russell, join in response to new business.

Maple Leaf names new lead marketer

Casey Richards takes over from Adam Grogan, who has moved into a new role in the company’s plant-based division.

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National PR names new president

Martin Daraiche will oversee nine offices nationally, while Julie-Anne Vien takes over as managing partner in Quebec City.

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Cossette names new chief strategy officer

Cat Wiles joins from VCCP London as former SVP of strategy Rosie Gentile moves into a new experience design role.

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Kraft Heinz appoints new Canadian president

Bruno Keller succeeds Nina Barton, who is taking on a new growth-focused role as the company charts a new path forward.

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Shikatani Lacroix opens New York office

Janice Jaworski will lead the brand and retail design agency’s new location as it expands to support U.S.-based clients.

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Tux names creative and culture lead

Joshua Lessard will handle design and content projects, having previously served as creative lead at Vice Media.

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Up to the Minute: Huge hires first VP of strategic growth

Plus, Ketchum names new Canadian managing director and Cossette extends assignment with Government of Canada.

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Ramp hires first VP of strategy

The non-profit focused agency has hired Tina Fernandez to work on growth opportunities and client relationships.

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Vision7 owner Blue Focus to spin off global agencies

A new company called Blue Impact will absorb Vision7 and expand its model to agencies across the globe.