Industry Moves

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Sid Lee named AOR for Bombardier’s business aircraft

The agency will be responsible for B2B branding efforts for the group consisting of the LearJet, Challenger and Global aircraft.

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Sid Lee adds three

Dustin Rideout joins as head of strategy from Leo Burnett, Jeffrey Da Silva takes a CD position and Geoff Hardwicke joins as a senior account director from Perennial Design.

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Taxi Montreal hires new ECD

Palm + Havas’ VP/CD Pascal De Decker will join the Quebec shop in September, replacing Dominique Trudeau, who departed in May.

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Meet the new leaders

Q&As with the new head of Twitter Canada, Kirstine Stewart, and Samsung’s new VP marketing, Mark Childs.

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The future of offices

From telecommuting to co-working, companies such as Unilever, Telus and Coca-Cola are part of a trend in corporate Canada toward creating space-saving workspaces.

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Raul Garcia named CD at Capital C

The award-winning creative director previously worked at Cundari.

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Labatt brings Hunter Straker on board

Matthew Diamond, VP business development at the purchase design agency, says it will work on in-store displays, retail promotions and overall shopper experience for all of the beer co’s brands.

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DDB Canada creates new CCO role

Kevin Drew Davis will lead creative for the agency across Canada, based out of Toronto.

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Blammo brings in five

The Toronto agency bolsters its creative team with two new copywriters, two new art directors and a new account director.

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Doug & Serge begins working with Prostate Cancer Canada

The Toronto shop has been named AOR for the national foundation and is currently working on creative for mass, digital, social and event marketing.

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Cundari promotes a VP and lands new business

The Toronto agency has moved Jennifer Steinmann into the EVP managing director role, and it will now be handling creative and media planning for two 3M Canada products.

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Twist Image wins mobile business for Montreal Canadiens

The agency will handle mobile application development, with plans for an app to launch at the start of the hockey season.