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CBC names new digital lead

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Richard Kanee has joined the pubcaster as its head of digital following the departure of Tessa Sproule.

GroupM creates new C-suite role

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Dominic Proctor, president of the company on how moving Colin Barlow (pictured) into a COO position will expedite growth plans.

Spafax hires strategist for luxury brands

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Christal Agostino will handle clients including Mercedes-Benz and Fairmont Hotels from the agency’s Toronto office.

Orion Capital hires publishing veteran as president

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Sally Preston joins the IPG Mediabrands division from her most recent role as publisher at Time Inc.

New office for Jones Media

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The company is opening an office in Montreal, hiring former Rogers sales manager Marieve Lemay to lead the sales operations for Eastern Canada.

AOL Canada hires another sales member from Microsoft

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Eyal Zilnik is the latest to join the company from Microsoft, where he worked on the sales solutions executive team.

The Dragon has landed: O’Leary moves to Bell Media

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Kevin O’Leary is taking his commentary from the CBC to Bell Media channels this September.

Tracey Pearce named Bell’s new SVP of specialty and pay

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The veteran broadcaster replaces Catherine MacLeod, who left Bell Media last week due to family reasons.

Microsoft’s new advertising team leads

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Quin Millar (pictured) moves to the company from the CBC, and Elizabeth Aviado is promoted into a new role.

DHX Media shuffles management after Family Channel buy

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The Halifax-based company has launched a new business unit and announced executive moves following the closing of the deal with Family and Disney.