Industry Moves

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Carol-Anne Gower named VP and GM at Canada Dry Motts

The CPG’s VP of marketing now leads all of the commercial operations in Canada.

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WestJet hires chief digital and innovation officer

Former Facebook exec Alfredo C. Tan will help launch an innovation centre in Toronto to support the airline’s global expansion.

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KBS hires chief strategy officer

Lance Koenig joins from DDB Chicago to help guide the agency’s strategic offering.

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Climax Media appoints general manager

Dana Di Ponio will oversee operations, business development and client work at the Toronto digital agency.

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Jordan Doucette joins Leo Burnett Chicago

Taxi Canada’s co-CCO heads to the U.S. to lead creative work on the agency’s Kellogg’s account.

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Cossette restructures creative department in Montreal

As Antoine Becotte steps away as CCO, the office adopts a collaborative, multi-person leadership model.

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Bensimon Byrne adds new XD department

Jon Litwack will head the agency’s experience design arm, which will serve all three of its divisions.

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Leadership shakeup comes to DDB and Tribal

CCO Cosmo Campbell, president Andrew McCartney and managing director Michelle Kitchen are no longer at the agency.

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Aurora Cannabis names global marketing SVP

Former Halifax agency president Savior Joseph takes on a growing international cannabis brand.

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Rethink names new partner in Montreal

Alex Lefebvre will lead client relations and new business at the office and join the national leadership team.

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Zulubot adds director of content

Cary Smith joins the agency’s content team to help build its offering with a focus on “modern content platforms.”

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Mario Daigle joins Massy Forget Langlois as VP

The advertising veteran will play a strategic role on high-level accounts and contribute to business development.

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Up to the Minute: Crossmark appoints SVP

Plus, Douglas Marketing Group names COO, Pomp & Circumstance wins Dermalogica, and more news you may have missed.

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David Kennedy to leave Leo Burnett for Bell

The agency’s COO will be taking over marketing for the telco’s mobile business as Claire Gillies joins The Source.

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Citoyen Optimum adds new VP

Francois Vaque will lead public relations and corporate communications at the Quebec agency.