Dave Stevenson has been appointed to the role of Senior Vice President, Creative Director (newly created position) at Toronto-based Ariad. Dave will help lead the rebranding development of therged Bluespire Marketing and Ariad. He will also support a number of recent creative wins in Toronto, and will be part of the management team.
Prior to the move, Dave was with Blast Radius & Wunderman where he was VP, Creative Director for both agencies and oversaw the creative for brands like Microsoft, Xbox, Nike, OLG and Fido. Prior to that, Dave was VP, CD at Proximity BBDO where he worked on North American and global business for Gillette, Campbell’s, Braun, and Bolthouse. He brings with him 15 years of experience in digital, CRM and brand advertising.