Dentsu Aegis’ Isobar acquires Spoke Agency
Founders Jeff Greenspoon and Kai Exos will be staying on as leaders as their shop becomes part of Isobar Canada.
Why BCP merged with Publicis Montreal
The two Publicis-owned shops didn’t want to be in competition, according to agency execs.
Taxi to restructure in 2015
The loss of Telus continues to affect the agency, with changes at the exec level that have resulted in the departure of Nancy Beattie.
Google hires a CD
The tech giant has brought in Michael Halminen, former SVP/CD from MacLaren McCann, to help bolster ties with agencies.
Who are Lowe Roche’s newest ECDs?
The two new creative heads will work to grow the department with a bevy of hires in the new year.
Danone names National as PR AOR
The Montreal firm is tasked with boosting the visibility of the brand to help it compete in the crowded yogurt category.
Maverick hires a VP
The Toronto shop has brought in Rick Byun to help grow the business.
Vision7 sold to BlueFocus for $210 million
Mill Road has confirmed the sale of the holding co, which owns Cossette, to the Beijing-based marketing and communication firm.
Trio of new titles at Zulu
The agency promotes a creative pair as its new ACDs and brings in a veteran design director.
Red Lion wins iTravel2000.com
Differentiating the travel site in a crowded market will be the biggest challenge for the new partnership.
DDB Montreal names VP/CD
Etienne Bastien joins the new office to lead the Volkswagen creative, while Monique Brosseau comes on board as the VP managing director.
Food Basics names new AOR
Metro’s low-cost grocery store has picked Toronto-based Open to handle its marketing efforts.