Industry Moves

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Rethink Vancouver adds 13 across departments

New and expanded mandates help the agency reach its biggest headcount to date.

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Yum Brands shuffles marketing leads

Director of marketing Jason Cassidy moves to KFC from Pizza Hut, which has hired Daniel Meynen to lead its efforts.

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Momentum expands in Toronto

A new strategy director and two creative directors are part of efforts to bring an integrated approach to experiential.

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Agropur consolidates marketing leadership under new VP

Jerome Dujoux moves into the top marketing role after 20 years at beauty giant Coty.

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Bryan Kane departs Publicis Toronto

The agency president is leaving for a new role, with Duncan Bruce and the remaining leadership team taking over his duties.

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Gay Lea Foods appoints VP of sales and marketing

Mike Renton takes over marketing duties at the recently rebranded dairy company.

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Argyle Group acquires controlling stake in digital shop Matchstick

The firm with PR roots continues to expand its offering by taking a controlling interest in the Toronto-based agency.

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Ian Mackenzie named CCO of FCB/Six

The former ECD takes on a new role at the data-focused creative and CRM agency as it continues to grow.

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David Pullara out as CMO of Hill Street

The beverage co’s chief commercial officer takes on marketing duties following the elimination of the chief marketer role.

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LiveWell Marketing names new VP

Elis Halenko is promoted to help fill a gap left by the sudden passing of agency co-founder Kelly Atyeo in March.

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PepsiCo Foods appoints new president in Canada

Cara Keating will replace longtime exec Jason McDonell, who is pursuing a new opportunity outside the company.

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Clearmotive expands Toronto office

The Calgary-based agency has made several hires as it pivots towards a more efficient and holistic offering.

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Rogers, L’Oreal and Princess Margaret name new marketing heads

Three top organizations in their fields have recently named new leadership.

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Huge builds senior ranks to lead ‘transformative’ work

The shop has hired two directors to help launch a conversational design practice and makerspace to tackle voice and AI.

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Research Strategy Group hires VP and brand advisor

The new hires add depth to the consultancy whose approach is based in the social sciences.