Industry Moves

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Jeff Hilts departs FCB for ‘rewirement’

The agency’s outgoing co-CCO is leaving to pursue other creative passions, prompting a minor restructure of its creative team.

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Cossette Montreal taps longtime employee as CSO

Michel-Alex Lessard steps into the role as Florence Girod shifts focus to new duties within the agency.

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Leo Burnett appoints new head of design

The agency promotes designer Man Wai Wong to help strengthen its leadership in an “integral” area.

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McDonald’s Canada names a new CMO

Alyssa Buetikofer joins from the QSR’s Chicago office, succeeding a retiring Antoinette Benoit.

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Zulu Alpha Kilo hires Brian Murray as ECD

The agency adds to its creative leadership group after a year-long search process.

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Up to the Minute: Ryan Timms takes over at McCann

Plus, Faulhaber picks up BSH mandate and Humanity Bakeries sees an opportunity in Quebec’s specialty baking market.

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The Hive hires new president and CEO

Jared Stein is joining the Toronto agency’s executive team as Rick Shaver moves into a new role.

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Zulu grows its team and makes a slate of promotions

A director of interactive production for Zulubot is among dozens of new faces and roles at the agency, in response to recent wins.

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Klick Health appoints co-presidents amid expansion

The agency has promoted two longtime employees who will also oversee the implementation of a new intelligence practice.

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Leo Burnett Toronto names new co-CCO

Steve Persico is promoted to the role and will work alongside current CCO Lisa Greenberg.

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Up to the Minute: Venture hires Ed Lee to lead strategy

Plus, SickKids adds to its marketing team and Public Label brings on a new exec to lead growth.

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Innocean Canada names new president and CEO

June Hong takes over the role from Peter Kwan, who is now the agency network’s global head of management.

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Cossette hires trio of senior staff to strategy team

A new head of strategy and a pair of directors will lead major accounts and free its CSO up for more future-focused work.

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Tux launches standalone foundation for pro-bono work

The Montreal agency’s new approach aims to overcome hurdles that have previously prevented it from making a bigger impact.

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Corner Office Shifts: Tammy Sadinsky joins CIBC

Plus, Indigo taps U.K. for next president and Nordstom nabs Alix Box to lead in Canada.