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New rep house wants to go back to media’s roots

MediaTonik, a new ad network launched by Guillaume Bédard and Nicolas Faucher, aims to help premium publishers monetize through solutions beyond programmatic.

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People Moves at Oath, Reprise and Noise Digital

Global advertising and media company Oath has snapped up a VP from Snap.

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Caroline Moul named PHD president

The industry veteran is largely credited with building PHD’s digital capabilities.

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People Moves: Twitter, DHX and more

A round-up of executive changes you may have missed.

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No Fixed Address hires former Vision7 Media president

The independent ad agency has hired David Jowett, adding media to its integrated offering.

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Sorrell steps down from WPP

The holding company’s CEO has left following an investigation into alleged misconduct.

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Index Exchange ups senior staffers amidst growth

Newly minted CRO Alex Gardner says the rise of programmatic means big things for the company.

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Bell Media appoints new director for combined French TV sales

The media co. will combine sales teams for its French-language specialty and RDS channels into a lone sales outlet for Toronto.

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True Media taps former Wavemaker managing partner

John Ware has joined the Toronto agency as SVP of client strategy.

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Irwin Gotlieb steps down as GroupM chairman

Gotlieb is transitioning to a strategic advisory role at WPP.

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Catherine Tait named CBC president and CEO

Film and TV industry veteran Tait becomes the first woman to hold the position, replacing outgoing president Hubert Lacroix.

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People Moves: Noise Digital, M&K Media and Sportsnet

Noise and M&K are staffing up their campaign and planning staffs, while Sportsnet is introducing some new voices for the Jays season.

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Jan Reischek joins ICUC’s leadership team

The agency veteran has been promoted from SVP of Americas.

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Michael Cooke exits The Star

The editor-in-chief will step down in June.

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Karen Nayler looks back at agencies’ changing roles

Mindshare Canada’s outgoing CEO on how the relationship between agencies and clients has evolved.