Agencies

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Taxi names new COO for North America

Matt Shoom-Kirsch takes on the position as the agency’s business grows and it eyes further expansion.

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Your ads are killing the internet

Pound & Grain on turning the negatives of online ads into positives.

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Check it out: When art meets advertising

DentsuBos and 360i “Flip the Script” to show that filmmaking and marketing are more alike than you’d think.

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Up to the Minute: PepsiCo ditches procurement

Plus: new leaders at DentsuBos, Razorfish and Thinkingbox, and more news you might have missed.

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Zulu gets its first chief strategy officer

The shop brings on longtime Leo Burnett planner Heidi Philip for the role.

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BIMM booms with new hires

Rene Rouleau is the agency’s newest CD as growing business leads to 16 additions across departments.

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The death of digital strategy

KBS Toronto’s Rick Jessup on why brands and agencies need to stop wasting time on vanity metrics.

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Cundari names new president

Jennifer Steinmann assumes the role as the agency preps for business growth and North American expansion in 2016.

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Cheers to not succumbing

Publisher Mary Maddever on the importance of building cultures that frown on mediocrity.

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Insights and influencers

Growth and client wins are great, but in this industry, it’s about the output, says strategy editor Emily Wexler.

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LIAs award 30 trophies to Canada

JWT leads the pack, with a strong showing in Radio driving wins for the country overall.

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Publicis names Duncan Bruce Canadian CEO

Once again, the agency has a CEO dedicated to help capitalize on opportunities within Canada.

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Saying no to spec

Zulu Alpha Kilo’s founder on why it’s up to agencies to break the cycle of spec work.

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Up to the Minute: M&H opens Toronto outpost

Plus: H+K wins Cineplex, more staff additions at Evans Hunt and other news you might have missed.

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DAOY jury

Check out this year’s Digital judging panel.