People Moves

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Bell’s acquisition of V officially closes

Bell Media Quebec president Karine Moses will lead the Montreal-based team responsible for the day-to-day operations of V.

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How COVID layoffs could exacerbate agencies’ talent crunch

Agency leaders discuss how these layoffs feel different than previous ones, and what kind of models they see for the future.

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MediaCom’s global CEO to step down

Stephen Allan has been with the agency since his teens, long before it was a part of WPP and GroupM.

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People Moves: Daily Hive, True Media and more

Plus, Reuters and TVA add new leadership, and Brian Cooper joins TheScore board of directors.

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Scott Stewart on adjusting to a new role in a lockdown

Scott Stewart on the shift toward empathy, being multi-disciplinary and finding balance.

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Taking the reins in a time of crisis

Just as Canada was locking down, Carat’s Alexandra Panousis was settling into the corner (home) office. How does an agency leader establish trust from a distance – and during turbulence?

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People Moves: The Globe and Mail, Dentsu and more

Plus, new SVP of business solutions Carmen Hunt was onboarded virtually at indie agency Horizon.

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People Moves: Media City, Quebecor and more

Vendors are staffing up across the OOH industry.

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Wavemaker’s three recent promotions signal change

CEO Kristie Painting says the promotions of Derek Bhopalsingh, Cory Chisholm and Andy Braunston are part of Wavemaker’s efforts to be an “agency of the future” and focus on strategy-first.

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Rory Capern joins District M as advisor

Capern, formerly of Google, Twitter and Pelmorex, is now pivoting his focus to an advisory role.

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Reprise brings in new global COO

Fred Schuster marks the latest in a series of ongoing C-suite hires and shifts at IPG Mediabrands.

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Prohaska Consulting comes to Canada

Nikki Hawke, newly hired CMO, global VP of marketing and agency strategy, will head the Toronto office of the global programmatic firm.

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GroupM hires first Canadian head of data and analytics

David O’Neill’s mandate will cover all aspect of data and activation, as GroupM aims to bolster its offering for clients.

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Two new chairs named at the ACA

Privacy and cross-media measurement are just two of the issues on the table.

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People Moves: Innocean, GroupM and more

Kingstar promotes a media director, while specialty network Sport-Média adds a new national account manager.