Industry Moves

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Tyler Turnbull named president of Proximity

The former SVP and head of strategy has been promoted into the role, after Dave Lafond departed the company in September.

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TBWA\Toronto hires two digital experts

Lindsay Hutchinson (pictured right) joins the agency to lead its digital experiences and Lucia Mancuso (left) arrives as its director of digital and social strategy.

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Luc Perreault joins Palm + Havas

The former KBS+ VP/CD (pictured top left), joined by new CD Jean-Christian Bizier (pictured top right), will lead all creative output for the Montreal shop.

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Shikatani Lacroix adds a digital director

Marcos Terenzio, former CD at St. Joseph Communication, joins the Toronto-based agency to lead clients’ digital creative experiences.

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GMR hires a new VP strategic partnership

Christopher Grimston, former VP marketing at Alibi Entertainment and VP creative/partner at The Hive, joined the Toronto agency.

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Pareto shuts down

The shopper marketing company, which had offices in Toronto, Montreal and Richmond Hill, Ont., closed its doors Monday.

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Tribal Worldwide names new CD

Josh Stein, former CD at BBDO Proximity, will lead the digital agency’s Toronto office.

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Leo Burnett hires three

Yusong Zang (pictured), Rica Eckersley and Adam Thur join the agency in senior art director and copywriting roles.

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Zulu Alpha Kilo brings in a creative technology director

The Toronto agency hired Jeff Vermeersch, previously at Proximity BBDO, to help provide technology solutions for clients.

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Cossette resigns BMO account

The agency, which has worked with the bank for close to 13 years, will not participate in an upcoming review.

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Jenny Smith launches Ray

The former Target ACD has launched her St. John’s-based agency with clients such as the St. John’s IceCaps and the Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation.

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Hugues Choquette steps down at Tam-Tam\TBWA

The VP and creative director is taking some time to himself following nearly 10 years in the role.

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Retail vet launches TouchPoint consulting company

Mike Davies, former manager of shopper marketing for Metro, and his team of subject matter experts, are looking to work with clients to help lead their shopper marketing efforts.