Industry Moves


Nine-and-a-half things I learned about running an ad agency

Andy Macaulay shares wisdom gleaned from years in the agency trenches.


Carlsberg Canada leaves Toronto FC

The brand says it is pursuing other avenues and the league will announce its new beer sponsor at the start of 2013.


Lg2 names Jason Chaney VP strategy

The Quebec agency bulks up on talent with an eye to opening a Toronto office.

Allen Oke

TBWA\Toronto names Allen Oke ECD

The CD takes on the executive role, and will lead the agency’s creative group of 35 people.


Creemore Springs taps Cleansheet

The beer co chose the shop following a review that included 16 agencies.

mark deep

Marketing Store Worldwide hires Mark Deep

The new hire will focus on building out the agency’s CRM offering.

Terry Donnelly

MDC adds a director

The company has hired Terrence Donnelly as its Canadian director of business development.


Juniper Park and MediaCom win CIBC

The bank has confirmed that it will be working with the agencies, which take over from Publicis and ZenithOptimedia.

Susan Kim-Kirkland

JWT appoints new CEO

Tony Pigott moves into the global CEO position of JWT Ethos, while Susan Kim-Kirkland fills his role as CEO in Toronto.


Sandy Fleisher joins Pound & Grain

The former senior VP at Dare joins the Vancouver digital agency as a partner.


TBWA and WestJet part ways

The move comes just one year after the agency signed on as AOR.

Hunter Straker

Mosaic acquires Hunter Straker

The purchase design agency will join the experiential agency, with the aim of boosting its shopper marketing offering.


Canada’s first digital shopper marketing agency launches

Digital Connect eyes mobile technology to help retailers battle showrooming.

Open agency

Bier Markt names Open AOR

The agency is planning radio and OOH for the first campaign for the Toronto restaurant/club.