Industry Moves

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Lg2 adds two CDs in Toronto

Responding to a streak of client growth, Jeff Cheung and Rana Chatterjee become the office’s first CD hires since opening six years ago.

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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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In Brief: Cannes Lions goes fully digital

Plus, Marketing Hall of Legends names 2021 inductees, Zeno Group hires new VPs and Calgary Co-Op picks a new agency.

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Mitsubishi chooses Jan Kelley as AOR

The agency will lead both brand communications and media for the automaker as it adopts a digital-first marketing strategy.

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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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Juliet grows its bench strength

The agency bolsters its creative and client services teams after adding three brands to its client list.

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Unilever names LPi Group its shopper and in-store AOR

The independent’s “biggest win” in its 30-year history comes alongside a series of new executive appointments.

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Mint hires new strategy leader amid larger shift

Kelly Deuster joins one year into the Toronto indie’s pivot towards a more holistic creative offering.

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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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Zulu promotes eight as part of ‘reengineering’

New leadership roles in creative, strategy, digital and production are part of an internal plan for the next decade.

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Jam3 merges with S4 Capital’s MediaMonks

The agencies’ leadership and Sir Martin Sorrell explain how bringing the digital production shops together fits with S4′s consolidated, unitary structure.

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Juniper Park\TBWA hires four ACDs

The agency says the creative hires are the first of several anticipated in the coming months to handle new business.

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Media One expands its focus along with new business

With new clients including Genesis, the agency aims to build a global content offering, served out of a new Toronto headquarters.

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George Weston to sell Weston Foods

The company says it intends to focus on retail and real estate, and has made some executive changes at Loblaw.

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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.