Industry Moves

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Draftfcb lands Mongrel Media account

The agency won the creative and media buying duties after successfully promoting the distributor’s upcoming film Inside Llewyn Davis.

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Capital C promotes three

Gary Watson (pictured) steps into the CCO role, while Jason West and Rick Chiarelli take on managing director positions.

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Tony Pigott to retire

The global CEO of JWT Ethos and former CEO of JWT will step down in January to focus on Brandaid.

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Sunni’s shining career

As the media maven prepares to begin a new chapter, we look back at how she reshaped the industry.

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Executive changes at Publicis

Andrew Bruce has been appointed president and CEO of Publicis Worldwide, North America while his brother Duncan Bruce takes over as president and CCO of Publicis Canada.

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Sharon MacLeod to head North American personal care at Unilever

The Canadian VP marketing will move to New Jersey in the new year, replaced by incumbent Ricardo Martin, who leads the deodorant category across the continent.

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Andrea Cook joins Cossette

The former SVP managing director at Proximity will be the new SVP national client lead at the agency’s Toronto office, taking point on CRM and the Telus mobile business.

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JWT brings in a VP integrated broadcast

Andrew Schulze joins the agency from DDB, completing a fall hiring spree at the Toronto-based shop.

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Cossette wins Via Rail

The agency will handle the marketing communications work for the transportation company and its Via Preference loyalty program.

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Agencies Y&R and KBS+ land BMO accounts

The former shop will lead the bank’s brand and retail business, while the latter will oversee marketing for its wealth management division.

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Montreal agency Blue hires Normand Miron

The new executive VP arrives at a time when the agency is gunning for more digitally-infused creative solutions.

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NABS names new chair

Coming in from Draftfcb Canada, John Boniface takes over as chair of the board of directors from Brent Lowe-Bernie.

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TrojanOne launches WonderMakr, hires creative technologist

The experiential agency is spreading its wings with the launch of a digital technology subsidiary and has hired Garret Reynolds to support new research and innovation.

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Thomas Lecordier joins Ogilvy Montreal

The Quebec agency’s new VP of strategic planning and integration brings digital experience to help the agency better develop its offerings.

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Sid Lee brings in a creative technologist

Kevin Sutherland joins the agency in the newly created director of technology role to work specifically on the Adidas account.