Chad Borlase joins SapientNitro

The digital lead at Cossette heads to the global agency's Toronto office as CD of visual design.

Digital CD at Cossette Chad Borlase is heading to SapientNitro as CD of visual design for the global agency’s Toronto office.

He’ll join the agency on July 7 and will work on a variety of accounts in the automotive and other sectors, according to a release.

The move comes a few months after the agency brought in Michael Howatson as its new ECD.

The South African native has picked up a number of awards for his work over the years, including Cannes Lions, LIAs, One Show pencils and Clios. Borlase joined Cossette in 2012 to lead the agency’s digital team. Over the years, he’s worked with brands including P&G, Rogers, Microsoft and Honda.

More to come.