Industry Moves

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Corner Office Shifts: New leaders at Sobeys, Tangerine

A round-up of senior-level changes you may have missed.

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ICF Olson combines agencies under ICF Next banner

Individual agency brands will cease to exist in 2019 in favour of a more holistic offering.

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McMillan names new leadership

The Ottawa agency makes executive changes as CEO and CCO Gordon McMillan moves into a new role.

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Up to the Minute: Brandfire names managing director

Plus, Republik makes four hires in Montreal and Lg2 snags assignment with Quebec retail chain Aubainerie.

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No Fixed Address hires across departments

The agency has picked up new work in recent months and is also “reinvesting” in its multi-faceted business model.

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J. Walter Thompson to merge with Wunderman

Wunderman Thompson is the latest agency to be created as WPP continues to simplify its structure.

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Sid Lee announces layoffs amidst DAZN move

The agency has laid off 20% of staff in Toronto as the sports streaming service ends its relationship.

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Up to the Minute: A wave of hires, promotions at Tank

Plus, experiential shop XMC names partner and EVP, and Idea Rebel lands work with the NBA.

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Navigator launches a creative and digital agency

The crisis comms shop has acquired Haddon Strategy, adding content creation and digital strategy to its offering.

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Corner Office Shifts: Tourism Toronto’s new CMO

A round-up of senior-level changes you may have missed.

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Hill+Knowlton hires ECD

Former creative lead Chris Davies returns to lead the PR shop’s team out of Toronto.

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Cossette adds two VPs of strategy in Toronto

Paul Lawton and Laura Kim join the agency to lead strategy for Canopy Growth and McDonald’s Canada, respectively.

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Up to the Minute: William Thomas Digital names first COO

Plus, Bleublancrouge wins Greystar and The One Show names Canadian jurors.

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Major Tom names new CEO and president

Lyn Bryan and Miles Sellyn take the reins as one of the agency’s founding partners moves to grow its Toronto office.

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Target hires new creative director

Jason Hill returns to full-time agency life to lead the Newfoundland shop’s creative team.