Industry Moves

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McCann continues to grow its creative department

In addition to seven new hires it has made in the last five months, the agency has promoted Gail Pak to a VP role.

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Corner Office Shifts: Luxury apparel maker Mackage gets a new chief exec

Plus, Giant Tiger, High Liner Foods and Sleep Country appoint new senior leaders.

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Google Canada hires Laura Pearce as head of marketing

Making the jump from Twitter, Pearce will lead both consumer-facing and B2B teams for the tech giant.

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Hyundai Canada changes its marketing leadership

Christine Smith making the jump from the brand’s AOR Innocean is one of several new additions at the automaker.

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In Brief: Revolve names a new president

Plus, new EDs among a slate of promotions and hires at BICOM and Good Kids picks up work with Kat Von D.

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New ECD and head of planning join Doug&Partners

Amid a wave of changes to its senior leadership team, the agency is reimagining its approach to the work it does.

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Born from pandemic layoffs, Hustle finds a new model for purposeful work

How a nixed campaign for LinkedIn created by a group of freelancers turned into a borderless full-service collective.

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FCB continues to add to its creative department

New ACDs Nick Noh and Jordan Darnbrough are the latest team the agency has brought on in the last four months.

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IPG taps familiar talent to helm a new data-driven entity

A team that helped launch FCB/Six moves to Performance Art, a new data-focused creative and CRM agency working across the hold co.

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In Brief: Brandish creates an investment division

Plus, BEworks hires VP of growth Sean Donnelley and Republik picks up a mandate with the University of Montreal.

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NABS restructures due to pandemic hardships

To reduce costs, the non-profit has eliminated the executive director position, resulting in the departure of Jay Bertram.

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In Brief: Gut (formally) unveils its Toronto office

Plus, H+K adds three major AOR assignments and T1 adds senior experience to its sponsorship team.

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Corner Office Shifts: BMO creates new lead communications role

Plus, L’Oreal Canada names next CEO and HBC promotes head of omnichannel.

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In Brief: LP/AD brings on two creative veterans

Plus, Stella restarts its restaurant gift card program and CASACOM names new VP in Toronto.

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Citizen Relations opens social impact consultancy

Led by Shilpa Tiwari, the practice aims to make sure the “purpose” stops getting lost in “purpose marketing.”