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Kits Eyecare caps period of brand investment with new CMO and first CIO

But marketing spend will be likely cut back following its first six months as a public co.

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Corner Office Shifts: Danone makes leadership changes

Plus, Fire & Flower picks a chief innovation officer, and CEOs step down from Transat and Meridian.

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Corner Office Shifts: Alison Leung joins Shopify

Plus, PepsiCo Beverages appoints new president and Lyft’s managing director for Canada prepares to leave.

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Corner Office Shifts: Anna Percy-Dove joins the ROM

Plus, Conagra names a new president of foodservice and international and Carlton Cards creates new joint VP Canada role.

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Public Label names new EVP of strategy

Josh Baze will lead planning and strategy across the shop’s North American client roster.

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In Brief: Director X’s prodco heads to the U.S.

Plus, AntiSocial adds two to support its growth, while Apex and Ruckus grow their client roster internationally.

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Customer-centric C-suite roles on the rise

A report from Russell Reynolds Associates finds 17% of organizations have hired a new go-to-market leader over the last six months.

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Amex Canada names new comms and ad leaders

Lauren Dineen-Duarte and Vanessa Crooker get new remits as long-time VP David Barnes prepares to retire.

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Corner Office Shifts: RBI names Machado’s successor

Plus, Lassonde replaces retiring president Jean Gattuso, and Shawn Warren takes leadership of GreenSpace Brands.

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New COO among Ethnicity Matters’ growing ranks

Mandates from GoDaddy, Danone and Rogers are driving expansion across departments at the multicultural agency.

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Up to the Minute: Doug & Partners names new managing director

Plus, Le Chateau is up for sale and Weber fires up the grill with a new AOR.

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Salt XC is expanding into the U.S.

The experiential commerce shop is emerging from under the radar, taking its holistic model and early client success to Chicago.

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Zulu grows its team and makes a slate of promotions

A director of interactive production for Zulubot is among dozens of new faces and roles at the agency, in response to recent wins.

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Diamond adds two creative leaders and expands to U.S.

The agency is answering demand for brand work locally and community marketing south of the border.

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Quebecor continues to build its in-house creative studio

Colab Studio hires new creative directors and business leads as it internalizes work for the Videotron and Fizz brands.