DDB wins Trader Corporation
The agency and media co OMD Canada are responsible for relaunching the brand’s Autotrader.ca site.
Maria Kennedy joins Grey Canada
The former Karacters president and CD is joining the agency as its new national design director, as well as managing director of Grey Vancouver.
Charier and Grenier to lead Nolin BBDO
As BBDO Worldwide tops The Gunn Report again, BBDO Canada appoints Stephane Charier and Genevieve Grenier as directors general of the Quebec agency.
Yanik Deschenes moves to Sid Lee
The former head of the AAPQ takes on the new role of VP global communications and PR at the Montreal-based shop.
Deschenes resigns from AAPQ
Yanik Deschenes is leaving to pursue “unique and exciting” opportunities, while the association’s board has appointed Dominique Villeneuve as interim director.
Former Bleublancrouge exec named Jet Films GM
Benoit Hogue is now managing the Montreal-based advertising film production house, effective immediately.
Rethink hires Aaron Starkman as partner and CD
The agency’s new stakeholder, who will be based out of its Toronto office, talks to strategy about his big move.
Kestin & Vonk: pooled talent is better than one
As the internationally renowned duo venture into new waters with Swim, strategy reflects on their impact on the biz.
Rethink promotes two
Pema Hegan and Caleb Goodman are both getting new roles at the Toronto office.
Wasserman + Partners adds five
The company makes new hires across the board following a streak of wins and renewals.
Honda Canada motorcycle and power equipment searches for new AOR
Honda has narrowed down its search to four agencies.
Rob MacLean gets on the CP railway
The former VP of PR and corporate comms for DDB Canada is CP’s first director of customer and integrated communications.
Dave Sylvestre joins McDonnell Haynes
The former group creative director at Organic joins the agency as CD, interactive.
Grey’s new CCO comes with his own company
Birthplace founder Patrick Scissons joins Grey Canada, which absorbs his shop into its new downtown digs.
Vonk and Kestin go Swimming
Nancy Vonk and Janet Kestin leave Ogilvy to start their own creative leadership training business.