Industry Moves

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Up to the Minute: Ryan Timms takes over at McCann

Plus, Faulhaber picks up BSH mandate and Humanity Bakeries sees an opportunity in Quebec’s specialty baking market.

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The Hive hires new president and CEO

Jared Stein is joining the Toronto agency’s executive team as Rick Shaver moves into a new role.

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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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Klick Health appoints co-presidents amid expansion

The agency has promoted two longtime employees who will also oversee the implementation of a new intelligence practice.

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Leo Burnett Toronto names new co-CCO

Steve Persico is promoted to the role and will work alongside current CCO Lisa Greenberg.

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Up to the Minute: Venture hires Ed Lee to lead strategy

Plus, SickKids adds to its marketing team and Public Label brings on a new exec to lead growth.

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Innocean Canada names new president and CEO

June Hong takes over the role from Peter Kwan, who is now the agency network’s global head of management.

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Cossette hires trio of senior staff to strategy team

A new head of strategy and a pair of directors will lead major accounts and free its CSO up for more future-focused work.

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Tux launches standalone foundation for pro-bono work

The Montreal agency’s new approach aims to overcome hurdles that have previously prevented it from making a bigger impact.

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Corner Office Shifts: Tammy Sadinsky joins CIBC

Plus, Indigo taps U.K. for next president and Nordstom nabs Alix Box to lead in Canada.

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Aurora hires new VP of marketing

Gerald Alvoet will help lead a CPG-inspired strategic shift at the cannabis producer.

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Collaborating across borders brings new work to Grey

The agency adds a ‘sizeable’ Pringles remit, after work with its New York office brought in two GSK brands and seven hires in 2020.

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Mosaic hires Jason Dubroy in new omnichannel SVP role

TracyLocke’s former managing director will bring digital expertise to the agency’s work in addition to leading shopper teams.

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Holt Renfrew goes agency-side for new marketing head

Cossette Media’s Wes Wolch will be joining the luxury retailer as SVP, marketing.

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Edelman adds senior talent for global creative hub

Global CCO Judy John explains why she looked to Canadian talent to build the latest piece of the agency’s global creative plan.