People Moves: Maxus names new director, Kijiji adds head of display sales

What Jonathan Wood and Jean Rodrigue will be doing in their new roles.

People Moves is Media In Canada‘s new regular round-up dedicated to the career shifts among industry movers and shakers.

Jonathan Wood moves to Maxus

Maxus has brought a new corporate strategy director onto the team, naming Jonathan Wood to the role.

Wood most recently worked as an associate VP and media director at Dentsu Media. At Maxus, Wood will be working jonathanWoodon achieving the agency’s aggressive new business goals, as well as playing a major lead role on the Nestle account.

Earlier this month Maxus parent company GroupM announced that it would be merging the agency with its sister shop, MEC. The yet-to-be-named combined agency will be formed following a six month review process in each market, according to GroupM’s global CEO, Kelly Clark. He told MiC following the announcement that there aren’t layoffs planned in the Canadian market as a result of the merger, noting the country is one of major importance for the investment group.

Jean Rodrigue joins Kijiji

Kijiji Canada has announced Jean Rodrigue has joined as head of display sales for Quebec. Rodrigue will lead all digital sales in Quebec, focusing on developing high-level strategies and optimizing procedures.

Prior to joining Kijiji, Rodrigue worked as director of content development at Mode Media.

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