Industry Moves

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.

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John St. reveals new management team

The agency’s head partners are promoting a new group, including Jason Last, to handle day-to-day operations.

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Union buys Trapeze

Is there something in the water? Another MDC pair have merged, this time under the Union banner, giving the team the scale to go after bigger clients.

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Jeremy Gayton on his move to Lg2

The Taxi executive talks to strategy about building agencies from scratch and finding great chemistry.

Interbrand North America names new CEO

Josh Feldmeth, who heads up the Canadian branch, takes charge of the entire continent.

Chris Jordan departs Y&R

CCO Israel Diaz will captain the team of execs in a “flatter” model as the former president and CEO leaves the shop.

Engagement Labs acquires Entrinsic

The digital agency will integrate into the data and insight provider’s Toronto office.

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George Nguyen heads to New York

The former managing director of TBWA\Toronto moves to McKinney to lead the branch.

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Veritas adds two to Growth and Innovation Lab

The PR firm is still on the hunt for an executive creative director to round out the new venture.

Lecordier returns to BCP

After joining Ogilvy last year, the industry vet treads familiar terrain to become EVP.