Industry Moves

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Soshal launches digital experience design agency

The Ottawa-based agency bucks the integration trend by launching Craft&Crew as a standalone offering.

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Susan Irving to become Kruger’s CMO as Nancy Marcus retires

The former PepsiCo exec will take over marketing duties when Marcus wraps up 19 years with the paper company.

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Juniper Park\TBWA hires new chief strategy officer

Dustin Rideout joins the agency from McCann to lead its 13-person strategy and planning department.

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Veritas names GM amid U.S. expansion plans

Nina Kalos steps into a more senior leadership role at the agency as Krista Webster takes on more duties within MDC.

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Up to the Minute: Agnostic wins two AOR assignments

Plus, Trampoline adds a PR offering and Apollo Music Store expands to the U.S.

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McCann Health Canada names first ECD

Sean Riley joins from the agency’s Singapore office in response to recent business growth and transformation.

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Corner Office Shifts: Hudson’s Bay, Lululemon, Roots and more

A round-up of senior-level executive changes you may have missed.

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Tim Hortons hires McDonald’s marketer as CMO

The QSR names 15-year Golden Arches veteran Hope Bagozzi to its leadership team in Canada.

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Adrian Fuoco named VP marketing at Pizza Pizza

Arriving from Boston Pizza, the marketer will strive to balance promotions with more diversified and meaningful brand tactics.

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Oliver appoints ECD for Canada and the U.S.

Bernardo Andrada takes on expanded duties at the agency following a string of new assignments south of the border.

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Up to the Minute: Agnostic adds three new staff

Plus, Dairy Farmers of Ontario adds McCann Health to its roster.

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Martin Fecko named Tangerine’s new CMO

The financial services vet takes over marketing leadership following an important brand-building year for the bank.

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Marketers and advertisers are struggling to hire creatives

A Creative Group study also found nearly two-thirds of respondents find staff retention more difficult.

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Strategy’s Most Read of 2019: Agencies

The hires, promotions and new business approaches that got the most attention from strategy readers this year.

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Weber Shandwick names two VPs

The hires are among five new staff that will help bolster the PR agency’s integrated offering.