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People Moves: AcuityAds, Groupe V and more

Blue Ant Media has also added a digital veteran to its sales team, while the former director of CJFE will oversee strategy at Vice Canada.

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Rouge Media hires former Kinetic CEO Steve Ridley

The OOH company’s new chief partnership officer brings agency experience to a company looking for further expansion.

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Spark Foundry Canada appoints managing director in Montreal

Véronik L’Heureux will help expand the brand’s presence in Quebec.

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Brigitte Vincent joins Groupe V Media

The former programming exec at Corus begins her new role in October.

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Social brand business growing at Blue Ant Media

The company has hired Sady Magendran as managing director for its Blue Ant Plus division.

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TLN brings national sales in-house

The media company has hired Graeme Mackrell as the first national account manager under the new structure.

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Fuel Digital Media opens Toronto outpost

The new office represents the first expansion for the Montreal media representation company, which represents publishers such as Condé Nast’s French properties and Re/Max Canada.

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Vistar Media opens Canadian outpost

The tech company, which connects consumer location data with digital OOH advertising, has opened its first international office and hired Scott Mitchell as the Canadian sales director.

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Cossette Media adds to leadership team

The agency has hired Wes Wolch as its chief strategy officer.

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Stuart Garvie on pricing wars and mixing up the media plan

As the Bell Media sales head preps to head back to agency life, he reflects on the changes he’s seen in a few short years — and where he still wants to see movement.

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COMB adds four new board members

Touché’s Karine Courtemanche will serve again as chair of the board, and 12 other board members have returned for the term.

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Stuart Garvie returns to GroupM

The news of Garvie’s departure from the top sales role at Bell Media is paired with a series of high-level promotions at the media company.

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Torstar names Claude Galipeau CRO

The former Yahoo Canada country manager will lead and manage client revenue.

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Telelatino taps Errol Da-Re for CRO role

The industry veteran who has held positions at CBC/Radio-Canada and Shaw Media, will be the first person in the role at the company.

People Moves Sept 1

People Moves: Touche builds up its Toronto office

Plus: KBS Canada has added Adam Brain to direct digital strategy, and Publicis Groupe has added a chief talent officer.