Apple marketing v-p steps down

On the moveClients:Wayne Arcus is no longer vice-president, marketing, at Apple Canada.Arcus left the company in mid-June. He joined Apple Canada in 1991.Franca Miraglia, communications manager for Apple Canada, says the computer firm is not commenting on Arcus's departure.Replacing Arcus is...

On the move


Wayne Arcus is no longer vice-president, marketing, at Apple Canada.

Arcus left the company in mid-June. He joined Apple Canada in 1991.

Franca Miraglia, communications manager for Apple Canada, says the computer firm is not commenting on Arcus’s departure.

Replacing Arcus is David Wright, who has worked for Apple Canada for 12 years.

- Karen Henry, manager, corporate marketing at Crowntek Business Centres, is now handling marketing responsibilities for the large Mississauga, Ont. computer and computer accessories reseller.

Henry replaces Robert Anderson, vice-president marketing and purchasing, who left the company early last month.

Crowntek has 22 offices across Canada and annual sales exceeding $300 million.


Global responsibility for the Eastman Kodak account has been taken over by Nancy Birnbaum, executive vice-president and managing director of Young & Rubicam Advertising, Toronto.

With the additional title account managing director worldwide for Eastman Kodak, Birnbaum replaces Fernan Montero, who was recently made chief executive of Y&R Europe.

Birnbaum, with the agency since 1985, will also maintain her management and client responsibilities in Toronto.

- New York-based consultant Douglas Hearle has become senior counsel to McNeillie & Company of Toronto in all matters pertaining to crisis preparedness and communications.

Hearle has handled product recalls, boycott campaigns and labor/management conflicts around the world.

In the u.s., he has directed communications programs for several tobacco liability trials and was a key strategist in attempts to ban saccharin and the dioxin/Agent Orange issue.

He was at Hill and Knowlton U.S. from 1966-86, leaving to found his own company in 1986. His firm was acquired by Hill and Knowlton in 1989 and Hearle rejoined the company as vice-chairman.

He reestablished his own practice earlier this year in co-operation with Smith McCabe of New York and Hong Kong.

McNeillie & Company, established in 1989, is affiliated with Smith McCabe and its network of more than 30 independent pr firms worldwide.

- A former president of Young & Rubicam Canada has been appointed chairman and chief executive officer of BBDO Asia/Pacific.

David Sia, most recently regional director for southeast Asia at Dentsu Young & Rubicam, headed y&r’s operation in Canada in the 1980s.

Sia has been in Asia for y&r since 1987, first as managing director in Malaysia and then as regional director based in Singapore and Bangkok.

He was born in Shanghai, and educated in Peru and the u.s. He started at y&r in 1969 as an account co-ordinator.

- Glen Carleton, president of Miller & Leonard of Vancouver, is hoping for smooth sailing this summer as owner/operator of a full-service commercial marina.

Carleton continues as officer and director of the agency and will be available for special projects this fall.

Pauline Buck, Miller & Leonard vice-president, has assumed most of Carleton’s administrative and client duties.


Marie-Jose Chagnon has been appointed art director of the French and English versions of mtl, the Montreal city magazine.

Chagnon replaces Jocelyne Fournel, who has moved to another company.

Under Fournel’s direction, mtl won 16 awards for magazine design and illustration.

Chagnon will be assisted by Marie Chicoine and Philippe Brochard.

The first Chagnon-directed issue will be September’s, delivered Aug. 20.