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Mindshare Canada expands with Content+ division

CEO Karen Nayler on how the global division, which is being led by new hire Darcy MacNeil (pictured), is being adapted for the market.

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Pierre Karl Peladeau named president and CEO of Quebecor

The former head of the Parti Quebecois returns to the media company he lead for 14 years.

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Q107 gets its own Valentyne

The Corus-owned radio station has recruited former TV anchor Jennifer Valentyne to its morning show in an effort to attract a more gender-balanced audience.

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Notable launches MCN, talent network and more

Claire Adams and Carli Posner have joined the company as co-CEOs and have become partners in the company, helping to fund its expansion.

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GroupM adds a North American CMO

Jim Meyer has joined the company in the role, tasked with defining the media group’s benefits in the market.

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Metroland ups Lisa Orpen to national sales VP

As the media company emerges from a challenging 2016, the focus is now on creating multi-platform solutions for advertisers to reach more targeted audiences.

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Postmedia’s CFO stepping down next month

Doug Lamb has been with Postmedia since its inception in 2010.

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Bill McDonald joins Clear Channel as sales lead

The industry veteran will oversee the national sales team for the OOH company.

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More brands tap Canadian influencers as MCN audience soars

Studio71 Canadian outpost has added to its sales leadership, focusing on creating made-in-Canada opportunities for local advertisers with superstars such as Lilly Singh and Matthew Santoro.

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Ryan Fuss moves to Sortable

The former Vice Canada CRO has joined the Waterloo, Ont.-based ad tech company to accelerate its growth.

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Groupe V Media adds to sales team

Nathalie Boucher and Philippe Aubry join the Quebec-based media company amid a slate of moves.

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Twitter Canada onboards new head of agency development

Leanne Gibson, former head of ad products and business operations at AOL Canada, will help the company work more closely with agencies to create effective campaigns.

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Patrick Grierson to retire from Canadian Broadcast Sales

The industry veteran will leave his post next May.

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Rob Farina upped to head of iHeartRadio at Bell Media

The music and radio business veteran will expand his roles as head of the music streaming app, aiming to increase its subscriber base in Canada.

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Xaxis names new global lead

Nicolas Bidon has been named president of GroupM’s programmatic arm.