ICA elects new board of directors

Cossette's Brett Marchand will remain as chair for a second year.

Yesterday, the Toronto-HQ’d Institute of Communication Agencies announced its newly elected board of directors and executive committee. They are as follows, with new members denoted by asterisks:

Board of Directors: *Ian Gordon, president, ACLC; Domenic Caruso, president/CEO, BBDO; Claude Carrier, VP, Bos; Brett Marchand, EVP/MG, Cossette; Gary Lee, president, Cundari Group; David Leonard, president (Toronto), DDB; *Bob Shropshire, MD, Dentsu Canada; *Mark Weisbarth, president, Due North; Bruce Claassen, CEO, Genesis Vizeum; Gary Hendrick, president, Hendrick & Associates; Gillian Graham, CEO, ICA; Jani Yates, president, ICA; *Jim Letwin, president/CEO, Jan Kelley Marketing; David Gibb, MD, JWT Canada; Steven Mackinnon*, president, Mackinnon Calderwood; James Kabrajee, partner, Marshall Fenn; Dennis Edell*, president/CEO, Partners & Edell; Fred Forster, president, PHD; *Andrew Bruce, president, Publicis Canada; Monique Fikar, CEO, Red Communications; Amey Harding, president, Ryan Partnership; *Brett Channer, chairman/XCD, Saatchi & Saatchi; Philip George, MD, TBWA/Toronto; Doug Conn, partner, Wasserman & Partners; *Steven Bottoms, president/CEO, Watermark Advertising; and Andrew Macaulay, CEO, Zig.

Executive Committee: chair – Brett Marchand; vice-chair/treasurer – Andrew Macaulay; vice-chair – Jim Kabrajee; directors – Doug Conn, Claude Carrier, Gary Hendrick, Garry Lee, David Leonard, Bob Shropshire, Gillian Graham, Jani Yates and Paula Rose.

Retiring from the board: Jack Bensimon, Bensimon Byrne; Chris Keevill, Colour; Peter Jeffery, GJP Advertising; Arthur Fleischmann, John St.; David Moore, Leo Burnett; and Rob Guenette, Taxi.