Industry Moves

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The Hive hires Neil McPhedran

The former Tribal DDB managing director joins the Toronto agency as VP digital.

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DDB wins BC Egg Marketing Board

The Vancouver-based agency will work with new media agency of record OMD to create a campaign in the fall.

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Sid Lee wins Qatar Airways account

The agency’s content arm, Jimmy Lee, will lead the project to create interactive videos for the airline.

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MDC Partners acquires stake in Doner

The independent agency has handed over a minority interest to the Toronto-based holding company.

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Fuse marketing hires new digital VP

Lane Buie brings 14 years of digital experience to the role.

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Cossette grows by six

The hires, including CD Chad Borlase, are a diverse group spanning levels of experience, according to co-CCOs Matt Litzinger and David Daga.

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Revolve tees off with new hire

Former pro-golfer Dave Williamson brings his work ethic to the creative shop.

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New frontiers

We caught up with a few folks who recently left the comfort of their previous posts, and asked them about their new gigs and future plans.

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Secret Location expands with key hires

The interactive agency has tapped Graham Budd as director of business development, along with five other new employees.

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BCE to pay $3.38 billion for Astral Media

Montreal’s Greenberg family is cashing out after over 50 years of building the Canadian TV, radio and outdoor advertising giant.