Industry Moves

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In Brief: Wasserman makes another senior addition

Plus, Lg2′s Claude Auchu joins Worldwide Partners board and SOS Design has a new identity.

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Broken Heart Love Affair hires new VP and DEI lead

In addition to working with other client success leaders, Ravi Singh will lead diversity efforts at the growing agency.

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Angry Butterfly launches with a focus on thoughtfulness and agility

Co-founders Brent Choi, Graham Candy and Erin Kawalecki want to provide an alternative to network shops and better respond to rapid changes.

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WildBrain hires first CMO

Damon Berger will promote a library that includes Peanuts, Teletubbies and Degrassi, as well as the company’s digital platform.

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In Brief: Fuse hires six

Plus, Venture wins Alberta Milk account, Notable Group creates new leadership roles and Frank Palmer starts a podcast with NABS.

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Luxury fashion vet Dana Gers named CMO for Aritzia

The appointment comes as the retailer pushes further into the U.S. and seeks to capitalize on growth in ecommerce.

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Rethink hires two CDs after picking up more new clients

Natasha Michalowska and Frederick Nduna will help lead teams working across a client roster that now includes McCain and Athleta.

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No Fixed Address, Ethnicity Matters formalize partnership

The move aligns the multicultural agency with the NFA network and opens the door for future collaborations.

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Giants and Gentlemen makes a leadership change

The agency has hired Sally McConnell as general manager as co-founder Gino Cantalini departs.

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King Ursa hires two ECDs to lead creative growth

Grant Cleland and Sean Atkinson will build the agency’s in-house creative team as it expands.

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TD picks Ogilvy as Canadian creative AOR

The agency was selected following a North America-wide review, which also results in Diamond formalizing its recent work with the bank.

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Faulhaber names new president

Lexi Pathak takes over day-to-day management of the agency as founder Christine Faulhaber shifts focus.

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Home Hardware names new head of marketing

Laura Baker will assume the role later this month, tasked with elevating its loyalty, CRM and promotional work.

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In Brief: Craft adds three clients and eight staff

Plus, Dentsumcgarrybowen adds to its Montreal creative bench and Outpost 379 makes big additions to its leadership.

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Major Tom is helping brands integrate crypto into Shopify

The digital shop is bringing alternative currency to clients’ online stores to ease the payment process and access new audiences.