Industry Moves

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Arrivals + Departures restructures client service team

The agency’s two new VPs are part of a larger wave of growth.

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How do you feel about the industry’s D&I efforts?

Friday is the last day to complete a survey that is taking a pulse on progress towards more inclusive workplaces.

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In Brief: FCB wins a Grand Clio

Plus, Klick adds to production leadership while Nielsen and Loop partner to bring more AI capabilities to retailers.

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Jackman reinvents itself in push for collaboration

Sandra Duff takes over as president, overseeing a restructured leadership team to enable cross-disciplinary engagement.

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In Brief: 1Milk2Sugars picks up Lowe’s account

Plus, Afterpay brings “buy now pay later” to more retailers, Peladeau takes over at Videotron and Fuse continues to grow.

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Republik grows its leadership team alongside new business

The Montreal agency has hired three new leaders to help guide its growth and deliver on environmental and inclusivity goals.

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Dentsu’s agency integration plans begin to take shape

The launch of Merkle in Canada is part of a plan to reduce complexity by consolidating 160 agencies down to just six over two years.

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Public Label names new EVP of strategy

Josh Baze will lead planning and strategy across the shop’s North American client roster.

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Zulu promotes Mike Sutton to CEO

The promotion is the last piece of an internal plan to appoint and empower new agency leadership over the next decade.

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The&Partnership promotes Andre Louis to president

The longtime strategy lead will oversee the agency’s expansion across the country and in North America.

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McCann Canada to lead creative for SkiptheDishes

The agency picked up AOR duties as part of a global review by parent company Just Eat Takeaway.

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Customer-centric C-suite roles on the rise

A report from Russell Reynolds Associates finds 17% of organizations have hired a new go-to-market leader over the last six months.

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In Brief: Government takes equity stake in Air Canada

Plus, Camden adds a VP in Montreal and Open brings on a new creative team following client wins.

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Kraft Heinz picks a new chief category and brand officer

Former head of grocery business Kelly Fleming takes over the post from Federico Arreola.

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THP fully integrates with Tag to become Tag Canada

The content-focused agency will increase its scale and become a “creative production hub” for its parent’s North American offices.