Industry Moves

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Publicis acquires Nurun

The holding company picked up the agency from Quebecor for $125 million.

Shoppers Drug Mart names new SVP marketing

Former Rogers exec Shelagh Stoneham joins the retailer, filling the role vacated by Sandra Sanderson a year ago.

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Campbell Canada names new president

Nearly a month after Philip Donne’s departure, the company has hired former SC Johnson general manager Ana Dominguez to take over the reins.

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Three reasons Bensimon Byrne and Mattamy are together again

The agency eyes more U.S. biz and a big opp in the real estate development space.

Weekend reading: Chapman’s next chapter

The industry vet says goodbye to Capital C with some parting words for the ad biz.

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Former BMO VP returns to Bond Brand Loyalty

Rob Daniel heads back to the loyalty firm after two years with the bank to lead its customer insight team.

Launch! adds retail might to its ranks

The shop has brought in new blood to lead retail strategy and planning for its Dairy Farmers of Canada account.

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KBS+ brings Attention to Canada

The recently purchased social media firm is now operating out of the KBS+ Toronto office.

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MDC Partner Network names new president and CEO

Lori Senecal will act in a strategic counsel role for the holding co’s agencies, which include KBS+ and Union.

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Changing of the guard at Canadian Tire

The retailer has appointed a new CEO while announcing strong second quarter results.

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John St. reveals new management team

The agency’s head partners are promoting a new group, including Jason Last, to handle day-to-day operations.

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Union buys Trapeze

Is there something in the water? Another MDC pair have merged, this time under the Union banner, giving the team the scale to go after bigger clients.