Industry Moves

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LiveWell Marketing names new VP

Elis Halenko is promoted to help fill a gap left by the sudden passing of agency co-founder Kelly Atyeo in March.

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PepsiCo Foods appoints new president in Canada

Cara Keating will replace longtime exec Jason McDonell, who is pursuing a new opportunity outside the company.

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Clearmotive expands Toronto office

The Calgary-based agency has made several hires as it pivots towards a more efficient and holistic offering.

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Rogers, L’Oreal and Princess Margaret name new marketing heads

Three top organizations in their fields have recently named new leadership.

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Huge builds senior ranks to lead ‘transformative’ work

The shop has hired two directors to help launch a conversational design practice and makerspace to tackle voice and AI.

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Research Strategy Group hires VP and brand advisor

The new hires add depth to the consultancy whose approach is based in the social sciences.

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Weber Shandwick expands integrated offering

The firm continues to evolve beyond its PR roots with hires across data and analytics, creative and integrated media.

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Klick Health names a managing director

Daniel Drexler, former CEO of WPP’s The Neighborhood, has joined the agency with a combined business and medical background.

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Up to the Minute: National PR wins AGO assignment

Plus, Adviso announces a wave of hires and Giants & Gentlemen enters media through agency partnership.

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Tag hires new client lead

Katie Musgrave joins from Tribal, adding digital strategy expertise to the Toronto boutique agency’s offering.

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KWT Global appoints first president

Founder Gabrielle Zucker steps into the role following recent changes in its Toronto office.

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Retaining culture

Building a culture that not only generates effective ideas, but also ensures talented creatives want to work at your agency.

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Up to the Minute: Ireland+Hall reopens as Hall+Co.

Plus, Bell’s George Cope set to retire next year and Noise Digital wins BC Hydro.

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AV Communications names new ownership

Former client Joycelyn David will oversee the multicultural agency as its co-founders step away to pursue new opportunities.

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Manufacturing culture

How Canada’s network agencies are building and maintaining their creative cultures in a time of global change.