Industry Moves

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Cossette adds to strategy strength

Four recent additions look to diversify the department’s expertise and better inform the creative product.

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National adds new VP, director

Shannon Emily Davidson and Candi Jeronimo join the PR shop’s consumer marketing team.

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Citizen Relations names new North American leader

Nick Cowling adds duties in the U.S. to his Canadian president role to encourage collaboration between offices.

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Up to the minute: NKPR’s latest win

Plus: Diageo launches a global media review and more news you may have missed.

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DentsuBos gets a new president and CEO

Stephen Kiely has been named to the role, as Claude Carrier announces his retirement.

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Narrative gets a new VP

Former Citizen Relations vice-president Sherry Boisvert joins the PR shop.

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Innocean opens a Montreal office

The agency opens a permanent space in Quebec to better serve national clients, including expanded duties for Kia.

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Cummins & Partners closes Toronto office

A year after the Australian agency opened in Canada, a major client loss has led it to “reassess the market opportunity.”

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Up to the Minute: New faces at Public

Plus: ADC Young Guns gets a revamp, a new PR firm for Nintendo and more news you may have missed.

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Jani Yates takes over at Advertising Standards Canada

The former ICA president will lead the independent industry body.

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Up to the Minute: New faces at Loopmedia

Plus: Two Windsor shops merge, YouTube opens a Toronto creator studio and more news you may have missed.

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Cossette adds to its creative team

Two creative directors and an ACD are among the new faces at the agency.

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David Daga joins Manifest Communications

The newly-hired ECD will lead creative direction at the social change-focused agency.

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Calder Bateman names new CEO

Catrin Owen takes over leadership of the Edmonton agency as it moves toward more social good marketing.

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Innocean hires new business lead

Former KBS CMO Leslie Kross will lead the agency’s Kia business, as well as wider business growth objectives.