Industry Moves

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Ogilvy Toronto looks to U.S. for new creative leader

Meg Farquhar joins from Leo Burnett Chicago, bringing global experience to an increasingly globally-minded creative team.

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ZGM acquires app developer Paper Leaf in digital push

The Alberta agency is looking to stay ahead of clients’ pivots by bringing in talent that has a different POV on digital work.

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Juliet expands to L.A. to serve U.S. clients

The Toronto-based agency is looking to serve work from brands including Mailchimp, Jagermeister and Good Goods.

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Edelman hires new strategy lead in Canada

Laura Kim will lead the offering as the firm makes innovation within strategy a global priority.

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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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Labatt names a familiar face as new VP of marketing

Andrew Oosterhuis returns to Canada to take over the role from Todd Allen, who is moving into a global position.

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Corner Office Shifts: Flair gets new brand leadership

Plus, DavidsTea picks its new CEO and business shifts prompt exec changes at Spin Master.

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Publicis Toronto promotes three senior leaders

The moves will help build on growth in CRM, data and insights, as well as in its Fiat Chrysler business.

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Colour picks new CEO to lead shift in business

Randy Newman will guide the Halifax agency through a more data- and digital-driven shift in its focus.

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KFC Canada names new CMO

Katherine Bond-Debicki has been promoted, taking over marketing leadership from Samantha Redman.

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Tank hires Mylene Savoie to lead borderless division

Spurred by a global client win, the ex-McCann president will help talent work across markets to serve a range of pharma brands.

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Air Miles prepares for takeoff with new agency roster

Broken Heart Love Affair will lead brand strategy, with Fuse Create, Media Experts and Ogilvy on experiential, media and PR.

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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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Up to the Minute: Taxi adds two ACDs in Montreal

Plus, Argyle sets up shop in the U.S. while Your Brand lands a new “gin” account.

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Stephanie Yung returns to Zulu Alpha Kilo

The new head of design left her NY post to rejoin the agency and take it into the world of human-centred products and experiences.