Wasserman beefs up media expertise

Chris Phillips joins the Vancouver-based ad agency as online specialist.

Vancouver-based Wasserman and Partners Advertising has hired a new online specialist, Chris Phillips.

Phillips joins the full-service agency in its Connection Planning Department after a six-year stint in the e-commerce industry, specializing in marketing management. In that role, he oversaw brand direction and strategic planning initiatives and marketed websites such as CanadaPharmacy.com and Makeup.com. Phillips will work within the media team ‘to further escalate the agency’s online media expertise,’ a release announcing the hire states.