Industry Moves

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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.

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Up to the Minute: South St. Burger picks a new AOR

Plus: Hudson’s Bay creates a new PR division, Canada wins 12 D&AD Pencils and more news you may have missed.

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The&Partnership names Canadian strategy lead

Andre Louis has been hired as head of strategy, along with eight other new additions.

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Grip grows by 12

A dozen recent hires are spread across the agency’s departments.

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Ryan Spelliscy named CCO at JWT Toronto

The shop has also made several hires and promotions on its creative team over the past few months.

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Up to the Minute: Rain43 names new creative leaders

Plus: Clio Awards announce judges and more news you may have missed.

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Taxi names new planning leadership

Christine Maw is now VP and head of strategic planning in Toronto, leading the department with Sean McDonald.

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Senior changes at Edelman Canada

Three new SVPs join the shop amid a small shakeup of the senior ranks.

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Reitmans names new CMO

Jonathan Levitt joins the company, which has also named a new president for its Reitmans banner.

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The Garden hires design director

Former Zulu staffer Omar Morson joins to lead design on all projects.