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Derek Shorkey Appointed Managing Director At DARE Vancouver

Derek ShorkeyDARE Vancouver has appointed Derek Shorkey as the agency’s new SVP and Managing Partner, reporting directly into EDC President Colin Schleining.  Previously, Derek was the CEO of Grey South Africa, CEO of Publicis Russia, a Managing Consultant at Lowe Worldwide in London, and also spent time client side at Coca-Cola (Eurasia region).

His Canadian work includes Founder and President of The Pineapple Group from 2002-2007, which was a successful Vancouver based marketing firm that merged with McLaren McCann, where he was then appointed as Managing Director. In his earlier years, he has also worked at Cossette, as well as Ogilvy & Mather in Toronto.