People Moves

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Crucial Interactive creates CFO role amidst major growth

Former Perk CFO Jeff Collins will helm the company’s finance and operations as it evolves.

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Index Exchange plans for 60% team growth

The company announced plans to hire 45 new engineers by the end of 2018.

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Sarah Thompson named CSO at Mindshare

The new exec joined the agency from her strategy post at Cossette earlier this month.

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Quebec MP Pablo Rodriguez takes over Heritage as Joly shuffled out

Joly, whose tenure has included 2017′s Creative Canada policy and the review of the Broadcast and Telecommunications Acts, is being moved to the tourism and official languages portfolio.

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Notable Life hires VP strategic development

Matt Chong joins with a background in consumer insights, which he will use to expand the company’s community engagement work.

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Mindshare Canada cuts chief digital officer role

Armin Huska, who held the position since 2012, left the agency after his role was made redundant.

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ICYMI: Former Catalyst CEO joins LinkedIn

Plus, CityNews announces on-air talent for five new editions.

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Jeremy Clark named GM at Gusto Worldwide Media

The former CPAC director of network and programming operations joins as Gusto looks to expand its linear channel into new markets.

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Branded Cities Canada sees shuffle at the top

Toby Sturek has taken the president position at the company’s Canadian outpost following the departure of Adam Butterworth.

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MKTG ups Matthew Klar to VP of strategy

Matthew Klar has been promoted to his new role from director.

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Kijiji adds head of real estate and job sales to its Canadian team

Greg Abramowitz joined the team in June, spearheading a team of seven sales employees.

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Dentsu Aegis Network’s Annette Warring named global client lead for GM

The Canadian CEO will be moving to Detroit for the new position.

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Rogers Media dives into podcasting

The media division has Jordan Heath-Rawlings to head up digital radio and audio.

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People moves: MiQ, MediaFace and more

Plus, Jam Van has hired a new senior account coordinator who will head PR for the company.

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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.