People Moves

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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.

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CMDC appoints new chair Stuart Garvie

The GroupM CEO will take the place of former chair Kristine Lyrette.

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ICYMI: Kinetic Canada bulks up, Facebook drops music tool

Plus, Stingray brings a country music channel to the Canadian market.

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Red Magnet taps Devyn Perry for managing director

Former Wavemaker exec focused on how tech and data are blending media and creative.

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Kristine Lyrette and Publicis Media part ways

After five years as president of Zenith, a company spokesperson confirmed her departure.

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Alex Panousis named CEO of Carat Canada

The former Havas executive leader joins the Dentsu network to begin a new chapter in a more complex business environment.

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People Moves: Jungle Media, Nextdoor and more

Plus, Kantar has added a new VP of client leadership.

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People Moves: New senior sales roles at Quebecor, Narcity and more

Canadian Grocer ups its associate publisher, and Bloom adds a managing director to Toronto.

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GroupM Canada ushers in new director of business development

Sarah Bobas is tasked with “telling GroupM’s story,” an area CEO Stuart Garvie says the agency has fallen behind competitors on.