People Moves

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Media Experts appoints new EVP

After 13 years with Media Experts, Karel Wegert’s remit has expanded from largely digital to helping the agency with its overarching strategy.

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Scott Stewart heads back to the agency world with VMC

The former Postmedia and Wavemaker strategist is looking to support VMC’s growing business and outline its new vision as president.

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People Moves: Today’s Shopping Choice, Cue and more

Plus, Halifax-based agency Trampline Branding has made a key media promotion.

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Alfie Atkinson becomes CEO for MiQ Canada

Plus, Jason Furlano, Joe Peters and Claire Jones have all been given more senior roles and responsibilities.

Jennifer Hollett

Reach, revenue and impact: Jennifer Hollett’s goals for The Walrus

The former head of news and government at Twitter Canada, Jennifer Hollett assumes the role from Shelley Ambrose, effective June 1.

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Outfront bolsters leadership team amidst digital expansion

Brendan Dillon, who come from a purely digital background, will help guide the company through a major online transformation.

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People Moves: Torstar, EQ Works and more

Plus, Quebecor makes a string of hires in sales and content.

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ICYMI: NBC reveals its Peacock plans, Walrus names new exec director

Plus, Apple News hits a milestone for users.

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Datonics arrives in Canada under former GroupM exec

Rodney Perry will head up operations in Toronto with a new team focused on a Canadian market increasingly important for marketers.

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Karine Courtemanche upped to CEO at Touche! and PHD

Courtemanche will now focus on growing both agencies in the Toronto market.

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Former Vice exec Shawn Phelan joins Ideon Media

A veteran of branded content programs, Phelan will help scale Ideon’s business long term as VP of brand partnerships.

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Bell Media adds new VP, Karine Moses takes on new duties

The news comes as Mirko Bibic officially becomes president and CEO of parent co BCE, taking over from George Cope.

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Dentsu ups Jacki Kelley to CEO Americas

Kelley, who joined Dentsu in the spring of 2019, succeeds Nick Brien effective Jan. 1.

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People Moves: Innocean, MightyHive and more

Agencies and ad networks are staffing up on the account side.

Rob Large

Young at heart: Our top seven Rob Young quotes

After 40 years in the industry, Young will depart PHD, but his nuggets of media wisdom live on.