on the move

ClientsEffective Feb. 1, Lee Andrews, formerly category marketing manager on ready-to-serve products at Campbell Soup, assumed an international posting as the company's business director for Poland. Andrews will report to Campbell's Brands International division.Replacing Andrews is Lidwina VanKooten, who comes to...


Effective Feb. 1, Lee Andrews, formerly category marketing manager on ready-to-serve products at Campbell Soup, assumed an international posting as the company’s business director for Poland. Andrews will report to Campbell’s Brands International division.

Replacing Andrews is Lidwina VanKooten, who comes to her new post from her former job as Christie Brown’s brand manager on Oreos.

VanKooten’s successor at Christie Brown is Lianne Bridges, formerly brand manager on Arrow Root.

- The Ontario Jockey Club has appointed Ron Bertram as its new vice-president of marketing, replacing Greg Thompson.

Bertram, a veteran of the marketing and advertising fields, spent the last two years as an independent marketing consultant.

Before that, he worked four years as chief operating officer for the city of Toronto’s unsuccessful bid to become host of the 1996 Summer Olympics.

- Effective Feb. 1, software and computer services supplier Interleaf Canada appointed Michael Abramsky as director of marketing.

Before joining Interleaf, Abramsky held marketing positions with Xerox Canada, Moore and Baxter International.

- North Shore Credit Union of Vancouver has named L. Douglas Smith as vice-president of marketing and communications.

Smith’s prior work experience includes stints with Credit Union Central of Saskatchewan, Xerox Canada and the Bank of Montreal.

nscu has nine branches and 39,000 members.

- Furniture marketer Herman Miller Canada has announced three appointments in its marketing department.

Tom Berry has been named market manager for Ottawa, Kim Wilks has been named market manager for Toronto. Scott Ellis has been named market manager for Calgary.

- Samsung Electronics Canada has named Joel Kligman as general manager of corporate marketing, responsible for the firm’s Consumer Electronics and Business Information Systems divisions.

Before joining Samsung, Kligman spent two years as a sales and marketing consultant. Before that, he spent eight years with Sanyo Canada in a variety of roles, most recently as vice-president of marketing.


Bill Argus has joined Goodgoll Curtis of Toronto as associate creative director.

Argus comes from a three-year stint as senior art director at Scali McCabe Sloves.

He started his career at TDF Artists and spent five years as senior art director with Vickers & Benson before joining Scali.

Argus, known for his work for McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada, Amstel, Labatt, Ralston Purina, Hertz Canada and Volvo, recently directed tv commercials for Ralston Purina and the Canadian Children’s Foundation’s Kids Help Line.

- The latest addition to the Young & Rubicam creative department is copywriter Troy McClure, who has been teamed up with senior art director Michael Wurstlin.

McClure joined Chiat/Day, Toronto, in 1990 as copywriter and has worked on accounts such as Canadian Airlines International, Nissan, Toshiba, American Express and Labatt Breweries of Canada.

Before joining Chiat/Day, McClure spent more than two years with British agency TBWA/ Holmes Knight Ritchie.

- Carl Jones has moved to Mexico after 10 years with Toronto agencies.

The former senior art director at Vickers & Benson Advertising is now art director of Grey Mexico in Mexico City.

Jones was at v&b for seven years, working on accounts such as Heineken, McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada, Quaker Oats Co. of Canada and Pennzoil.

He spent one year as senior art director at MacLaren: Lintas, and two as art director at Case Associates (now The Case for Advertising.)

- Two new staffers have signed on with Johnson Adams Nicholson of Brantford, Ont.

Marg Cousens has been appointed art director, to work on Navistar International, Agnew Shoes and Toronto Transit Commission business.

Jo Tucker has been hired as senior account director, responsible primarily for Agnew Shoes.

Tucker has spent nearly 20 years in the industry, most recently as director of client services at Comcore Direct.

- Brian Dower has joined Target Marketing & Communications of St. John’s, Nfld. as account director.

Dower previously held product marketing positions with companies in Newfoundland and the Netherlands.

- Peter Doherty has brought 20 years of statistical analysis and research expertise to his new job at Toronto market research company, Target Mail.

Most recently, Doherty was vice-president and chief executive officer of Impact Resources, an information services company in Columbus, Ohio.

- Brian Hemming has joined Advance Planning & Communications of Toronto as executive vice-president following his resignation from the same position at Hill and Knowlton Canada.

- Tom Hoog has been named chairman of Hill and Knowlton Public Affairs Worldwide of New York, replacing Howard Paster, who left to become assistant to the President for Congressional Affairs.


The new general sales manager at the CTV Television Network is Kathie Shearer.

Shearer takes over from retiring 27-year veteran Rick Lee.

Before joining ctv, Shearer was senior vice-president and national media director for McCann-Erickson Advertising of Canada in Toronto.