People Moves

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Corus Radio freshens up rebranded Barrie station with new host

Melanie Martin will join Big101.1 FM as its morning host as Corus finds its footing with the classic rock station.

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Jordan Banks readying to leave Facebook

The Canadian managing director has been in the role for the past seven years.

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Media City eyes expansion with new sales director

The outdoor advertising company is focusing on connecting with advertisers in smaller city markets while letting the “big guys” focus on the major cities.

Adrian Pike

District M hires first CMO

The Montreal-based online ad exchange has hired marketing veteran Adrian Pike to give its media strategy a boost.

Rob Farina

Rob Farina takes on expanded role at Bell Media

The radio business veteran will take on a new title and new(-ish) duties as the media company aims to embrace the complementary nature of traditional radio and digital services.

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Pelmorex hires new head of marketing

Marni Otis, former director of marketing for Transat, will serve in the newly created position which looks to position the Weather Network and MétéoMédia in the forefront of consumers’ and advertisers’ minds.

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Grant le Riche moves to Argedia Group

The former TubeMogul managing director has moved over to the agency search and management consultancy.

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Black hires new sales lead

Tony Luccisano has joined the company as director of national sales and business development.

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UM adds VP of digital

Erica Kokiw has returned to Canada after five years in Australia.

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MediaCom Canada fills vacant c-suite posts

The GroupM agency has added a chief client officer and chief strategy officer at its Toronto office.

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Peter Mears named global COO at Havas

He moves over from Initiative to take on the newly created role.

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Robert Meth joins EQ Works

The real-time location technology company has added a VP of partnerships to meet a period of growth.

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Michele Pauchuk upped to CEO of MEC Canada

The promotion reflects a shift in the dynamic between the Canadian and U.S. outposts, with Pauchuk now reporting directly to North American CEO Marla Kaplowitz.

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Toronto Fashion Week taps Melissa Ahlstrand to lead sponsorship

The Rogers Media publishing veteran on how the semi-annual event will be different under its new owners.

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Mitch Dent becomes ad sales lead at Blue Ant Media Solutions

The former Rogers Media VP has moved to the company.