Cairns quits Chiat

David Cairns, vice-president media director and architect of the Chiat/Day Toronto media department, is leaving after more than six years to set up his own strategic media consulting firm.Cairns will stay at Chiat/ Day until his replacement is found.Susan Armer, director...

David Cairns, vice-president media director and architect of the Chiat/Day Toronto media department, is leaving after more than six years to set up his own strategic media consulting firm.

Cairns will stay at Chiat/ Day until his replacement is found.

Susan Armer, director of network buying at Chiat/Day, is also leaving the agency after six years.

Armer is getting married and moving to London, Ont.

She is being replaced by Lisa White from Saatchi & Saatchi.

Peter Housley is also leaving and Doug Turney is returning to head up the overall Nissan business after a two-year stint handling Honda at Doner Shur Peppler.