Industry Moves

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Sid Lee’s changing of the guard

Two new ECDs mark the agency’s shift from growing to grown.

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Aimia names new CMO

The loyalty program brings in former Rogers EVP/CMO John Boynton to lead all marketing.

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JWT boosts executive team

The Toronto agency has brought in three new VPs, including Matt Syberg-Olsen from Red Urban and Innocean’s Gary Westgate.

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123W goes on a hiring spree

The barely-year-old agency has a new VP managing director and a pair of full-time ACDs joining its roster.

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Volkswagen names new AOR

After five years with Red Urban and Palm + Havas, the car company reviewed its options, sought out an agency with boots on the ground across Canada and landed on DDB.

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Publicis acquires Nurun

The holding company picked up the agency from Quebecor for $125 million.

Shoppers Drug Mart names new SVP marketing

Former Rogers exec Shelagh Stoneham joins the retailer, filling the role vacated by Sandra Sanderson a year ago.

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Campbell Canada names new president

Nearly a month after Philip Donne’s departure, the company has hired former SC Johnson general manager Ana Dominguez to take over the reins.

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Three reasons Bensimon Byrne and Mattamy are together again

The agency eyes more U.S. biz and a big opp in the real estate development space.

Weekend reading: Chapman’s next chapter

The industry vet says goodbye to Capital C with some parting words for the ad biz.

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Former BMO VP returns to Bond Brand Loyalty

Rob Daniel heads back to the loyalty firm after two years with the bank to lead its customer insight team.

Launch! adds retail might to its ranks

The shop has brought in new blood to lead retail strategy and planning for its Dairy Farmers of Canada account.

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KBS+ brings Attention to Canada

The recently purchased social media firm is now operating out of the KBS+ Toronto office.

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MDC Partner Network names new president and CEO

Lori Senecal will act in a strategic counsel role for the holding co’s agencies, which include KBS+ and Union.

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Changing of the guard at Canadian Tire

The retailer has appointed a new CEO while announcing strong second quarter results.