DDB names new leader in Montreal
Jean-Francois Mallette joins as managing director, with a goal of bringing more collaboration to the shop.
Cheil hires new ECD
Michael Murray takes over the creative department as previous leader Nelson Quintal moves to a global role.
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McCann Montreal adds new VP
Thierry Gauthier is the agency’s first major hire since rebranding from Marketel and bringing in a new president.
Cundari names new Montreal leadership
Nicolas Lefebvre will lead the office as the agency’s plans for expansion continue to develop.
Harley-Davidson picks new Canadian leadership
Ignacio Isusi will lead the motorcycle brand’s local operations as managing director, while Jay Owen takes over as marketing director.
FCB names director of integrated production
Stefan Fabich joins to lead the agency’s evolving production offering after five years at Tribal Worldwide.
Labatt’s Kyle Norrington heads south
The AB-InBev marketer takes a new role in the U.S., with Todd Allen returning to Canada to take over as VP of marketing.
Bleublancrouge bolsters content strategy
The hiring of digital- and influencer-focused strategists aims to better inform work on increasingly important channels.
Grey acquires Tank
The Montreal agency will retain its name as president Marc Lanouette (pictured, right) becomes CEO of the network in Canada.
Zulu adds seven
The agency ends the year by adding a new creative team and staff focused on strategy, data and innovation.
Confirming speculation, Blammo and Extreme merge
Dubbed Arrivals + Departures, the new agency is aiming for nothing less than becoming one of Canada’s top indies.
Tam-Tam\TBWA hires new strategy leadership
Former K-72 head Guillaume Mathieu joins the Montreal agency as director of strategic planning.
Ian MacKellar heads to JWT New York
Meanwhile, Ogilvy managing director Laurie Young has been appointed CEO for Canada.
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