Industry Moves

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John St. hires three, with more to come

The agency hires JP Gravina and Simon Craig from BBDO, as well as Tom St. John to the growing digital team.

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Up to the minute: New agencies for L’Oreal, new work from P&G

Check out the news you might have missed this week.

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A new CCO for the new Dashboard

Todd Lawson will lead creative as the agency moves away from the traditional model and into product development.

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Peter Ignazi and Carlos Moreno join Cossette

The ECDs have left BBDO to assume the role of co-CCOs as Cossette refocuses on its expansion plans.

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Havas Worldwide Canada acquires Plastic

The mobile-focused agency adds native app development expertise to Havas’ offering across North America.

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Adrian Capobianco named Proximity president

Picking up the digital veteran is in line with the agency’s data-first approach.

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Zulu execs leave to start The Garden

Former Zulu ECD Shane Ogilvie and executive planner Shari Walczak are looking beyond advertising to solve brand problems with their new model.

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Tank pulls in a dozen new hires

The Montreal agency adds Christian Ayotte and Marty Martinez as CDs, as well as a slew of account staff.

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Mosaic acquires Launch!

Acosta Mosaic Group adds “unmatched” scale to its retail programs with the addition of the experiential agency.

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Monica Ruffo leaves Lowe Roche

The CEO of the Toronto-based agency is departing after three years at the helm.

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Capital One Canada names new AOR

After an RFP, DDB Vancouver lands the financial institution account, focusing on strategy and mass advertisement.

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Saatchi boosts its VP ranks

Joel Arbez (left) and Matt Antonello take on senior roles at the shop, as it tries to bring in more business and improve its design capabilities.