Industry Moves


George Brown chooses Cleansheet as AOR

The Toronto-based agency will start its work with the school immediately.


Miele selects Doug & Serge as AOR

The independant Toronto agency will begin working with the appliance company on its Canadian creative, as well as occasionally handling global assignments.

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Age versus experience

Emma Hancock on striking the right balance when it comes to agency staffing.


What’s holding the diversity conversation back at agencies?

Blast Radius’ Minda Sherman and The Multicultural Partnership’s Prasad Rao weigh in on what’s keeping creative shops in a Mad Men era.


K3 and Revolver 3 merge

The two Quebec-based agencies will join forces as a yet-to-be-named digital shop.


Pareto Corp names new president and CEO

Shopper marketing veteran Michael Bechtol has been promoted to the position, with the company’s founder being named chairman of the board of directors.


BIMM opens the door to retail

The agency, which specializes in CRM and direct marketing, has launched a new division to help provide retail solutions for clients.


Endeavour gives creditors notice

The Toronto-based agency launched in 2005 and worked with brands such as TIFF, the CN Tower and Cineplex.

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Rain Forty 3 adds to the team

The Toronto-based agency has announed the hiring of a new VP group director, art director and copywriter, with plans to continue adding to its staff count in the coming weeks.


Taxi shakes up exec team

Jeremy Gayton moves into the role of chief development officer for North America and Nancy Beattie is named the new president at the agency.


DentsuBos to lead Hitachi’s global campaign

The recently merged agency in the Dentsu network will head the account alongside offices in New York and Japan.


Editorial: Diversity – not a black and white issue

Strategy executive editor Mary Maddever on the face of diversity in the Canadian marketing industry, and how it impacts everything from hiring policies to store designs.


Gougoux sells BCP to Publicis

The owner sold his 100% stake in the agency, as well as his 30% stake in Publicis Canada.