People Moves

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Torstar names Brandon Grosvenor as CRO

The former Microsoft and Postmedia exec will lead ad revenue efforts across the company.

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Dentsu makes another trio of senior hires

The new roles focused on insights, data and content marketing continue the group’s hiring spree.

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DAX names Jon Hales chief growth officer

The former Spotify exec aims to continue the audio ad exchange’s expansion.

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Seif Khemaissia joins GroupM in new dual role

The data and programmatic expert will drive capabilities across the network in addition to managing Xaxis.

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Novus makes senior promotions as it launches new planning service

Sarah Kim and Dan Mak take on new responsibilities as the agency launches a “help desk” for those needing OOH expertise.

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iProspect names first North American CEO

In addition to leading teams in U.S. and Canada, Danielle Gonzales will help the agency transition into a full-service performance agency.

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ICYMI: Hilite hires new VP to manage deal with Addope

Plus, OKD merges with Brandfire and the Competition Bureau seeks public comment on Rogers-Shaw deal.

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Publicis promotes Veronik L’Heureux to lead Spark Foundry

The longtime agency leader is taking over for a departing Bettina Heimrath.

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People Moves: Camden grows its media hub

Plus, Canadian Tire adds to performance team and Sportnet’s Jim Hughson retires from the booth.

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CDMQ merges with the A2C

After joining forces, the association will continue to support Quebec’s media industry by forming a new permanent committee.

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Allvision names new EVP as its president of media departs

Jennifer Bidwell assumes leadership of the DOOH company’s sales division as Brand Newman pursues new opportunities.

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Havas adds digital- and strategy-focused VPs

Elizabeth Lem will lead implementation of the MX methodology in Canada, while Peter Papageorgiou will lead the data team.

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ICYMI: Snap hires head of platform safety

Plus, Google opens a Toronto Cloud region and Adapt strikes its first transit partnership.

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Wattpad names first president

Jeanne Lam has been tasked with leading the storytelling platform to further growth.

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Mediacom adds to sports and entertainment strength

Noyan Hilmi brings his content and experiential experience to the agency’s specialist division.