Articles Tagged ‘David Leonard’

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Frank Palmer looks beyond DDB Canada

The ad legend examines his legacy, while looking forward at what’s next for him and an industry in flux.

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McCann Canada names new CEO amid restructuring

Simon Sikorski replaces David Leonard, who is departing along with CCO Darren Clarke and CSO Mary Chambers.

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Goodbye MacLaren McCann, hello McCann Canada

As a send-off, the ashes from the MacLaren office sign will be sent into space this fall.

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The top agency stories of 2015

We continue our look at what shaped the industry 2015, this time through our most-read news out of the agency world.

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MacLaren adds new creative directors

The award-winning team of Chris Duffet and Scott Johnson join the agency from Taxi.

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MacLaren adds to leadership in Vancouver

New creative and media directors fill the gap left by a recently departed exec.

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MacLaren wins PowerStream

The agency will help the Ontario energy supplier convince customers to increase conservation efforts.

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Mary Chambers heads to MacLaren

The agency makes another addition to its leadership by adding a new chief strategy officer role.

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MacLaren McCann hires Darren Clarke

The agency’s new chief creative officer joins after seven years at Taxi to provide creative leadership across its offices.

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DDB Canada adds to leadership

With Melanie Johnston taking the reins in Toronto, plus new managing directors in Vancouver, the agency now has women at the helm of all its Canadian offices.

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David Leonard leaves DDB for MacLaren

Leonard takes over leadership from the departing Doug Turney, as the president and COO role at DDB is given to Lance Saunders.

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AOY Bronze: DDB’s partner quest

From turning down pitches to opening a Montreal office, this Canadian network has had a banner year.

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DDB names new CCO

Cosmo Campbell steps into the role, while Kevin Drew Davis moves to the Chicago office to head up the McDonald’s account.

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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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The lure of big data

DDB’s David Leonard says data doesn’t do the driving, it just guides the way.