People Moves

Douglas Kelly

Douglas Kelly steps up to president at St. Joseph Media

Kelly will continue to run Strategic Content Labs as the media company continues to diversify its revenue streams.

Clear Channel

Clear Channel acquired by Branded Cities Network

President Adam Butterworth says the new ownership allows Clear Channel to zero in on more rapid growth and geographic expansion.

Martin-Tremblay

Bell’s first Quebec programming director readies for radio fight

Martin Tremblay’s says winning the Montreal radio market will be accomplished by modernizing its contemporary format.

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Addictive Mobility makes moves in Montreal

The hiring of TC Media’s Alexandre Rouleau is a crucial part of reaching out to agencies in the French market.

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People Moves: GroupM CEO departs, Postmedia layoffs and more

Brian Lesser is leaving GroupM for a new role, Postmedia continues to cut staff and other industry moves from the week.

paulKaye

People Moves: Rogers Radio, Rouge Media, Zoom and more

Paul Kaye and Dave Cadeau have been promoted to new roles at Rogers Radio and Zoom Media has added two account reps, plus more people on the move.

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Canadian Broadcast Sales names new president

The longtime Corus SVP Gerry MacKrell will join the radio sales company in September.

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Yellow Pages CEO exits, CFO named interim lead

Ken Taylor is taking over the post as the company announces it expects to fall short of its digital revenue goals for 2017.

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Pelmorex rebrands, names new CEO

Former Google Canada managing director Sam Sebastian joins as Pelmorex shifts towards an information networks data solutions business.

Vice

Jobs cut at Vice Canada

A $450 million investment has led the global company to divert its resources, resulting in around 10 layoffs in Canada.

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People Moves: Dentsu Aegis Network, Rumble and SportBox

Dentsu Aegis Network has hired its first-ever global chief technology officer to support its goal to go 100% digital by 2020.

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St. Joseph Media gets serious about events

The media company has officially established an events and experiential division, hiring Carrie Gillis at the helm.

Ann Michele

Stewart named CEO of newly merged MEC and Maxus Canada

MEC CEO Michele Pauchuk will depart the company.

Andree Lau

New HuffPost Canada EIC zeroes in on mobile, video

Veteran journalist Andree Lau will lead the country’s operations as it looks to grow its suite of original videos and podcasts.

TV

CRTC names new chair

Ian Scott will head up the commission, while a new vice-chair of broadcasting have also been appointed.