Industry Moves

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ZenithOptimedia hires new VP for Performics Canada

Sonia Carreno joins the search and performance marketing arm of the agency from her most recent position at BBDO Proximity Worldwide.

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Yanik Deschenes heads to Edelman

The former head of communications at Sid Lee will lead the PR agency’s Montreal office.

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David Grisim joins Exact Media

The former associate marketing director has left P&G to become the new CMO in residence for the sampling startup.

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Red Urban claims Porsche account

The Toronto agency will work on global adaptations and Canadian-specific creative for the luxury car company.

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TrojanOne hires Graham Lee

The former founding partner of Grip joins the Toronto agency as CCO.

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MSLGroup boosts social, digital and creative offering

The agency has brought in digital and social media maven Tara Hunt and senior PR professional Cameron Summers.

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Hill+Knowlton hires a CD

Former Bimm ACD joins the PR shop to lead creative marketing.

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Rethink grows Molson Coors remit

The Toronto agency adds the Creemore account to its growing beer roster.

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SapientNitro Toronto hires an ECD

Michael Howatson, a 20-year industry vet with a strong digital pedigree, joins the agency.

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Soshal and DS+P form partnership

DS+P partner Serge Rancourt and digital agency Soshal CEO Dave Hale weigh in on the new union.

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Aprais names Barbara Smith partner

The consultancy is focused on fostering better client/agency relationships.

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Duncan Hannay joins D+H as president

Strategy’s 2013 Marketer of the Year departs from Scotiabank for the banking tech firm.

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Sharon MacLeod’s career evolution

As she heads to the U.S., Unilever’s Sharon MacLeod talks about her new role, and how the industry has shifted in the past 15 years.

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Bennett Klein joins Brand Momentum

Following his departure from Capital C in May, Klein joins the shop as creative planner.