People Moves

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Axel Dumont takes on a national role as Cossette Media president

As the agency experiences new growth, V7 Media’s Joseph Leon will focus more on high-level duties.

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Pelmorex sees more than a dozen layoffs

The Weather Network parent co has eliminated 14 positions across various business units.

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Media veteran launches media sourcing firm

Caroline Gagnon, who has spent nearly three decades working for both suppliers and agencies, is aiming to help advertisers find ideal new partners.

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CBC appoints new regional managing directors

The two positions will focus on the creation and development of programming for local TV and radio.

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People Moves: New VPs at SMI, MIQ

Plus, Stingray adds to its sales operations.

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Mediabrands ushers in new Canadian CFO

With COVID-19 putting strain on all agencies, Mediabrands CEO Graham Moysey says the CFO role will require crucial decision-making as it continues to rely on data.

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Blue Ant ups Jamie Schouela, Carlyn Staudt

Both will now take on a more global mandate as the company looks to hone its focus.

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ICYMI: Mediabrands’ C-suite hire, Heartland’s return and more

Plus, Quebecor heads to the suburbs.

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People Moves: SMI hires seasoned marketer

Plus, Camden hires a VP from the vendor side, and XMC nabs a sponsorship veteran.

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Hivestack appoints Nikki Hawke as first CMO

The acceleration of programmatic OOH buying means the digital exchange needed to amp up its marketing efforts, and it’s hired a veteran strategist to do just that.

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People Moves: Carat, Theo and more

Plus, Enthusiast Gaming makes an acquisition and staffs up accordingly.

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Tech and media vet takes top post at GroupM North America

Kirk McDonald’s philosophies include making advertising less interruptive and a “more valued part of the media experience.”

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People Moves: Mindshare’s Theo takes shape

Plus, TLN and the Trade Desk bolster their management team, and Narcity adds its top editor.

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People Moves: A new VP at Starcom Montreal and more

Plus, programmatic and sales moves take place across the digital sphere.

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Quebecor adds new sales leader

The sales and media vet will work to optimize revenue across Quebecor’s multiplatform network.