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Devon MacDonald

Devon MacDonald named Mindshare Canada CEO

Karen Nayler will retire at the end of July.

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People Moves: Astound, Triton and more

Plus, two new female CEOs on the global front.

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MKTG’s leaders look to sponsorship beyond sports

MKTG new president Matthew Logue and CEO Brian Cooper see a broader, more complex arena of new players and higher stakes.

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MKTG names Matthew Logue president

S&E founder Brian Cooper will stay on as CEO of the agency he’s steered for a decade.

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ICYMI: Astral names Carte Blanche jury

Plus, Abacus snaps up a JWT VP.

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DHX names Michael Donovan CEO

The company that owns the Family Channel brands also names a new CFO.

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Initiative adds VP of partnerships to leadership team

Emily Douglas takes on the newly created role after eight years with Touché Toronto.

Darryl Hilton

Kijiji adds new auto-focused sales head

After a redesign brought increased interest from dealers, the classified site has hired Darryl Hilton from Infiniti Canada.

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People Moves: Sportsnet says goodbye to Jerry Howarth

Plus, Noise Digital adds four and Media IQ hires Simon Tray.

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Torstar trims costs to offset ad declines

Full-time staff will see a reduction to their travel, freelance and periodical budgets, and internships are ending.

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OMD adds new Montreal VP

Bobby Destounis has been promoted to supervise the company’s Montreal office.

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OMD Canada names its first chief client officer

Toronto managing director John Killam takes a bigger role on the senior management team.

Chris Quinn

Kijiji creates new advertising lead position

The classified company is combining digital and programmatic operations under one leader.

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New leadership for MediaCom Montreal

A former marketer with Reitmans and L’Oreal, Monique Brosseau has also led teams at Zenith, Nurun and DDB.

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Groupe V hires Aksel Bedikyan, evolves TV research team

The former Cirque du Soleil analytics exec is tasked with giving the Quebec-based media co a more global perspective on digital trends.