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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.

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The Hive grows by three

The Toronto shop bolstered its content, experiential and activation teams as it builds on its “valuable encounters” positioning.

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McCann Canada hires new CSO

Amanda Jones brings global perspective to the agency, having previously led the strategy department for its European hub.

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McCann West hires VP of strategy

Russ Rickey will lead strategic planning as the agency’s Calgary office looks to give clients reach outside of Western Canada.

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Corner Office Shifts: Shopify scoops up Adidas’ Yeezy GM

Plus, Nespresso welcomes new president amid sustainability push, and Giant Tiger’s founder and CEO retires.

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Corner Office Shifts: Sami Siddiqui gets new role at RBI

Plus, Aurora Cannabis bumps newly named CCO to top executive role, and Save-On-Foods makes several leadership changes.

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Corner Office Shifts: Endy CEO parts ways with company he co-founded

Plus, Saje appoints new president as Reitmans eliminates one amid restructuring.

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Canadian Tire names chief brand and customer officer

Susan O’Brien’s promotion follows a mixed quarter, with the sales impact of COVID-19 coming with a 400% growth in ecommerce.

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What is Publicis doing to establish D&I at its agencies?

Its first steps include putting Mia Pearson, Brent Nelsen and Stephanie McRae in charge of initiatives, tapping into Marcel for education and adopting the “Rooney Rule” for hiring.

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Campari appoints new VP of marketing

David Allard, a former CMO of Samsung Canada, replaces Chris Staresinic, who moves into a new marketing role at the company.

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Uwe Stueckmann named Loblaw chief customer officer

Succeeding Garry Senecal, the former SVP of marketing takes on new duties in digital, loyalty and customer excellence.

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Corner Office Shifts: John Betts to retire from McDonald’s

Plus, chief executive changes at Andrew Peller, HSBC and Laurentian Bank.

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BBDO Canada names Christopher Andrews president and CEO

The current president of The&Partnership will take over for a retiring Dom Caruso this summer.

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Zulu Alpha Kilo adds a new CD to the roster

Nick Asik rejoins the agency after several years leading the creative offering at Wax.

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Global CCO Carlos Moreno to leave Cossette

The agency will adopt a single-CCO model as one of its creative leaders leaves to pursue new opportunities.