Industry Moves

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Corner Office Shifts: Mercedes-Benz names new Canadian president and CEO

Plus, Mary Brown’s picks its CFO to lead Fat Bastard.

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We Are Social fortifies its Canadian leadership

The shop has brought on two CDs from Gut and a business director who previously helped Labatt set up Draftline.

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BHLA hires Tyler Robson as EVP and managing director

The veteran leader will work to further strengthen client relationships and develop talent in a key operational role.

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Mass Minority spins off Bam technology

The marketing analytics platform will be its own company with eyes on expansion into international markets.

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Pigeon hires Zeb Barrett as VP of strategy in Toronto

The agency, best known for its design and packaging work, says the hire is in response to significant client wins.

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Klick grows again with new services, studio and hires

With new design, influencer and production offerings, plus new ECDS, the agency is bringing a wider array of expertise to health and life sciences.

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FCB Canada names four CDs as part of creative growth

New hires Ryan Dzur and Sam Cote, plus the promotions of Marty Hoefkes and Michael Morelli, are among a wave of additions.

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Engine Digital adds two to its Toronto leadership team

A new managing director and strategy director have been hired to help the firm compete against local consultancies.

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Tadiem adds new division by acquiring consultancy Folk

Bensimon Byrne’s parent company will deepen its expertise in brand strategy and establish a footprint in Quebec.

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OLG adds Taxi to its agency roster

The agency has been named AOR for casinos, racing and scratch cards.

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Forsman & Bodenfors names new Canadian leadership team

Andrew Carty, Julien Bissuel, Tyler Kawa and Glen D’Souza have been tasked with carrying the agency’s “radical collaboration” philosophy locally.

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Tux rebrands and expands to Los Angeles

A strong cultural match and opportunities in its areas of expertise helped Tux Creative House choose its second home.

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Edelman promotes two of its top Canadian creatives

Andrew Simon is moving into a global role while Anthony Chelvanathan will succeed him as national CCO.

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Vibrant bolsters its team with promotions and new hires

A new creative director and client service lead are among those appointed at the strategy and experiential agency.

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Tom Kenny joins Courage as partner and CSO

Ogilvy’s former national strategy lead will bring his insights to the agency, joining just two months after its launch.