Agencies

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Bleublancrouge hires new copy and art creatives

Crystal Beliveau joins the shop from Marketel and AD Fabrice Bouty comes from Publicis.

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Tyler Turnbull named president of Proximity

The former SVP and head of strategy has been promoted into the role, after Dave Lafond departed the company in September.

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TBWA\Toronto hires two digital experts

Lindsay Hutchinson (pictured right) joins the agency to lead its digital experiences and Lucia Mancuso (left) arrives as its director of digital and social strategy.

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Changes to the Agency of the Year Awards

This year’s show will be at a new venue and will allow the audience to vote for their favourite agency video in real time.

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Draftfcb hires new digital head

The agency is beefing up its integrated offering with the hire of former Proximity VP managing director Ricky Jacobs.

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Luc Perreault joins Palm + Havas

The former KBS+ VP/CD (pictured top left), joined by new CD Jean-Christian Bizier (pictured top right), will lead all creative output for the Montreal shop.

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Five questions with Phil Thomas

The Cannes Lions CEO on marketers and tech cos at the festival, the challenges with jury selection, and why certain campaigns win big.

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Shikatani Lacroix adds a digital director

Marcos Terenzio, former CD at St. Joseph Communication, joins the Toronto-based agency to lead clients’ digital creative experiences.

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GMR hires a new VP strategic partnership

Christopher Grimston, former VP marketing at Alibi Entertainment and VP creative/partner at The Hive, joined the Toronto agency.

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NABS offers chance for revenge

Back for its third year, ad industry execs, including Brent Choi, Angus Tucker and Christina Yu, will be auctioned as interns to the highest bidder.

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Tribal Worldwide names new CD

Josh Stein, former CD at BBDO Proximity, will lead the digital agency’s Toronto office.

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Leo Burnett hires three

Yusong Zang (pictured), Rica Eckersley and Adam Thur join the agency in senior art director and copywriting roles.

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Zulu Alpha Kilo brings in a creative technology director

The Toronto agency hired Jeff Vermeersch, previously at Proximity BBDO, to help provide technology solutions for clients.