People Moves

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Horizon Media Canada’s vision takes shape with new hire

Michael Mills will lead business for the agency’s Burger King and Pier1 Imports accounts.

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Irene Gentle on steering through tumultuous times

The new editor-in-chief of the Toronto Star thinks it’s time to “look more to the people” rather than trying to buck ad trends.

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Sean Dixon upped at Omnicom

The former group director of marketing sciences with OMD will bring the practice to the agency’s parent company.

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Former Globe brand partnerships manager heads to Radical Point

Carmen Lago will focus on multiplatform custom content for brands.

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Rogers Media cuts 75 digital content and publishing staff

Following a round of layoffs, Chatelaine EIC Lianne George announced that she was leaving the company voluntarily.

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Layoffs hit TFO

UPDATED: The Ontario French-language public broadcaster reports it has cut 19 positions across the company.

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Twitter Canada makes two big exec moves

Paul Burns has officially taken over the managing director position, while Leanne Gibson has been given a new role.

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Notable Life hires first chief creative officer

Laura Denham leaves the agency world to help the evolving company with its experiential and marketing offerings.

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GroupM Canada appoints first chief investment officer

Sebastian Rennie established the role in Australia and is now bringing it to Canada.

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People Moves: Chameleon Digital, Groupe V and more

A round-up of industry moves from new acquisitions roles to a collective of interns.

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Kijiji hires head of display sales

France Brunelle is tasked with building and strengthening partnerships with media agencies.

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Mindshare launches new on-demand division

The new division was created in response to more diverse clients coming to the agency with last-minute requests.

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Corus gets serious about podcasts with new hire

The Canadian media and broadcasting company will roll out original content for the platform over the course of the year.

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Kevin Frankish to trade morning time for primetime

The longtime Breakfast Television host will depart the show, but is embarking on a documentary series with City later this year.

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Nathalie Dupont joins Media Experts

Dupont will take the TV reigns from industry veteran Carol Cummings.