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Toronto-based Rogers Media has promoted Paula Gignac, formerly Web GM of Chatelaine.com, to GM, Women & Parenting Web sites for The Women's Group. In addition to Chatelaine.com and Chatelaine.qc.ca, Gignac will now be responsible for Todaysparent.com and Flare.com.

Clients:

Toronto-based Rogers Media has promoted Paula Gignac, formerly Web GM of Chatelaine.com, to GM, Women & Parenting Web sites for The Women’s Group. In addition to Chatelaine.com and Chatelaine.qc.ca, Gignac will now be responsible for Todaysparent.com and Flare.com.

Sympatico-Lycos Inc. promoted Patrick Lauzon to VP, sales & e-commerce. In this new capacity, Lauzon will provide Symptatico-Lycos with strategic direction, namely in developing Sympatico.ca’s shopping channel, and will further contribute to the development of convergence projects within the Bell Globemedia family.

Agencies:

Toronto-based Brann Worldwide has named J. Paul MacMahon its senior VP planning and integration. MacMahon has provided strategic marketing expertise for companies such as Royal Bank, Belairdirect Insurance, Canada Trust, BMG Music Service, Whitehall Robins, AT&T Canada, Panasonic and Apple Computer.

RareMethod Interactive Solutions, of Calgary, has made three marketing and sales appointments to its MethodMail business unit. Joining the company are Scott Martin as VP market development, Stefan Eyram as VP business development, Canada and Don Samoil as VP business development, Eastern U.S.

Vancouver-based Tribal DDB, the integrated interactive/digital division of PJ DDB, has appointed Tony Nichols creative director of Tribal DDB Canada. In his new role, he will be working with clients such as TELUS, SuperPages, The Clorox Company, Caboodles Cosmetics, and Sun-Rype Products Ltd. Most recently, Nichols had been a freelance creative consultant and writer.

Suppliers:

Ottawa-based The Prospectus Group has hired Paul Kavanagh as head of its new wireless division. Kavanagh, formerly president of the Topline Group, will be responsible for developing the company’s wireless market and identifying wireless applications that complement the company’s technology offering.