Industry Moves


MasterCard Canada appoints new marketing head

Milos Vranesevic has been promoted to the role of senior business leader and Canadian head of marketing at the company.

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Reaction to A.G. Lafley’s return to P&G

Fomer P&Gers, Rob Linden at SampleSource and Robb Hadley at PepsiCo, react to the return of the man who once brought much-needed innovation and thought-leadership to the company.

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Dominique Trudeau leaves Taxi

The agency’s former Montreal ECD confirms he’s no longer working there.


Zulu Alpha Kilo hires six

The hires come after the Toronto agency picked up the Interac account in April.

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Fiona Stevenson moves to Hotspex

The former new business lead at P&G takes on the role of director of innovation at the Toronto-based agency.


Y&R adds five to its creative team

The Toronto agency has brings in two new creative directors, an art director and another two copywriters.

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Dare Vancouver appoints new CDs

Former ACDs Addie Gillespie and Mia Thomsett were promoted into the roles following the departure of Rob Sweetman and Bryan Collins in January.


Capital C’s Bennett Klein steps down as partner

The creative planner will continue to work for the agency as a consultant on brand development and strategic planning.


Steve Harmer to lead Wunderman, KBM

The Blast Radius managing director expands his role to work across the three WPP agencies’ Toronto offices.

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Saatchi & Saatchi boosts creative department

The Toronto shop brings in Michelle Orlando as head of production, as well as Matt Antonello and Joel Arbez as creative group heads.


Zulu Alpha Kilo promotes Mike Sutton to president

The change will free up now-CEO Zak Mroueh from the day-to-day management of the company to focus on the agency’s creative output.


Sun Life Financial chooses Draftfcb as AOR

The financial services company and the Toronto-based agency will start working on a national advertising campaign set to launch later this year.

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Moving the needle on C-Suite diversity

In part three of strategy’s diversity series, we examine what brands and agencies are doing to address the issue in their senior ranks.


McLaren McCann creates media innovation role

John Hall has arrived at the agency’s Vancouver office in the newly created SVP and director of media innovation role.

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JWT’s Brent Choi makes two key hires

Ryan Spelliscy joins as SVP, CD while Carolyn Bingham returns to agency as VP, creative operations.