Industry Moves

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Anomaly Toronto names first chief strategy officer

Laura Rowan joins from the agency’s New York office to grow its capabilities.

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Thinkingbox restructures with new managing directors

The digital production studio’s new female leadership will enable CEO Amir Sahba to focus on pushing into new markets.

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Up to the Minute: M5 appoints new VPs

Plus, Tank’s Montreal office continues to grow and The Clio Awards announces Canadian jurors for its 60th annual awards.

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Braque names new creative director

The Montreal agency appoints Phil Jones to head up the department.

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Corner Office Shifts: Saputo, Cascades

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

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MRM/McCann, Cundari name new presidents

Jenn Steinmann joins McCann from Cundari, which has itself promoted Malcolm McLean to the president’s role.

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FIGR names director of marketing

Zack Grossman will lead marketing at the cannabis brand, following the hiring of Harvey Carroll as president late last year.

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Up to the Minute: DDB unveils new visual identity

Plus, Mailchimp ends partnership with Shopify over data and privacy concerns, and Montreal’s Adviso expands.

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No Fixed Address hires Dino Demopoulos as first CSO

The agency is looking to grow its strategic offering to tackle more consultative, upstream work with clients.

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Sister Merci aims to navigate cannabis regulations

Former Weber Shandwick and Cossette staff form a consultancy, using knowledge of marketing rules to find creative opportunities.

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Accenture names new managing director

Piyush Bhatnagar will lead the consultancy’s operations in Toronto, including its widening service offering for marketing clients.

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Frank Palmer looks beyond DDB Canada

The ad legend examines his legacy, while looking forward at what’s next for him and an industry in flux.

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Up to the Minute: LP/AD gets a new partner

Plus, Chimera becomes PR AOR for K-Swiss and Prospectus expands creative with Neptune Blue acquisition.

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Tank hires a VP to foster international collaboration

Thomas Lecordier will help the agency integrate services across its global offices.

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OneMethod names new creative leadership

The appointments come as the agency plans to tighten its focus on design and branding.