Industry Moves

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Martin Fecko named Tangerine’s new CMO

The financial services vet takes over marketing leadership following an important brand-building year for the bank.

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Marketers and advertisers are struggling to hire creatives

A Creative Group study also found nearly two-thirds of respondents find staff retention more difficult.

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Strategy’s Most Read of 2019: Agencies

The hires, promotions and new business approaches that got the most attention from strategy readers this year.

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Weber Shandwick names two VPs

The hires are among five new staff that will help bolster the PR agency’s integrated offering.

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Publicis Toronto makes senior leadership changes

The agency has named a new chief digital officer and head of strategy, one month after hiring a new president.

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Edelman hires new head of strategic planning

Michelle Lee joins from Ogilvy to fill a new role at the agency.

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Ogilvy hires Marie-Lise Campeau as chief client officer

The agency ends the year by making another addition to its leadership team.

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Zulu Alpha Kilo makes more additions to creative team

The agency has hired two ACDs and a creative director to help service new accounts, like Subaru.

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No Fixed Address grows its health practice

The agency has hired more senior staff in recent months as it adds Vertex to its expanding client roster.

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King Ursa names head of strategy

The Toronto agency hires Annie Bedard, following wins from Maple Lodge Farms and U.S.-based Cordura.

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MDC adds Canadian agencies to new Doner network

Collaboration and speed-to-market will be cornerstones of a North American group that includes Veritas, Union, 6Degrees and KWT.

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Up to the Minute: Innocean hires new head of production

Also, Golin wins North American assignment for Lego and Ruckus adds to its digital integration team.

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Unilever names its new chief marketer

Conny Braams succeeds Keith Weed with a more digital mandate, while Fabian Garcia takes over as president in North America.

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Juniper Park\TBWA hires new head of production

Taxi veteran Steve Emmens will lead the integration of production disciplines across the agency.

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Leo Burnett adds innovation-focused CD

Manasvi Abrol, who previously led the Apollo 11 unit in Mumbai, brings a cross-disciplinary approach to the agency’s creative leadership.