Industry Moves

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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.

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Match spawns two new agencies

Public Label and Match Retail were created to better convey the agency’s data and integrated marketing capabilities.

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Bell Canada acquires Environics Analytics

The investment will enhance the consumer insight firm’s privacy-compliant services that combine online and offline data.

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Broken Heart Love Affair makes its first creative hires

Former Cossette CDs Jordan Hamer and Spencer Dingle joins what the agency calls a creative and strategic “super team.”

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Sid Lee names Vito Piazza as its global CEO

The new agency head will lead its growth strategy, which includes the acquisition of U.S. social agency Denizen.

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Clorox names new VP of marketing in Canada

Melanie Plaz Casado will focus on driving sustainable, responsible growth and finding new opportunities for the company’s brands.

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Up to the Minute: Quebecor promotes two on internal creative team

Plus, Le Parc and P&C pick up new clients and Cossette elevates a comms leader.

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Up to the Minute: EY bolsters its tech practice

Plus, Republix launches new offering after buying six agencies and Stephen Thomas wins AOR duties with Arthritis Society.

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Dentsu names president in Quebec to return to its roots

Genevieve Guay will help the company’s full roster of agency brands drive innovation and investment in the province.

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Rethink solidifies its succession plan with new leadership team

As its co-founders step away from the day-to-day, new national leaders and a limited partnership model will ensure the agency’s long-term independence.

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McCain hires new head of marketing amid leadership shuffle

Former Clorox marketer Matt Kohler takes on a newly combined marketing and sales role.

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Geometry becomes VMLY&R Commerce

The agency’s Canadian arm will work closely with Taxi to help clients navigate shifts in consumer experiences.

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McCann Montreal hires new strategy lead

Badr El Fekkak will lead planning for the office’s key accounts and will support national clients looking to have an impact in Quebec.

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How PS DDB is approaching its shifting mission

New CD Katie Ainsworth will help the recently rebranded Vancouver office with its goals to help clients tackle industry shifts.

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Up to the Minute: Anomaly adds to exec team

Plus, NABS creates a health plan for freelancers and Folk retains EDC account.