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Breaking: Karen Wang Promoted to Vice President Of Sales At Olive Media

By Dave Forde / January 31, 2014

More breaking news as Karen Wang has been promoted to Vice President of Sales at Olive Media from her previous role of Sales Director. Karen’s been part of the Olive family since its start and she’s continued to excel from her original role as Strategic Account Executive, promoted to Sales Manager, again promoted to Sales […]

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On The Move – Advertising & Marketing Roles – January 29, 2014

By Dave Forde / January 31, 2014

Here are a few new moves within the Canadian advertising and marketing industry for January 29, 2014: Jamie Cuthbertson has been hired by Zulu Alpha Kilo as a Community Manager Kristie Forbes joined McDonald’s Canada as Regional Marketing Specialist, prior to this with Colour Social as an Account Manager

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Tribal Worldwide Appoints Adrien Montpellier As Technology Director In Canada

By Dave Forde / January 30, 2014

Today, Tribal Worldwide announced the appointment of Adrien Montpellier as the agency’s new Technology Director, and he will be responsible for technology leadership across Tribal Worldwide and DDB Canada. Adrien will be based in Tribal’s Toronto office and work closely with the integrated agency across Canada to help our clients modernize their brands through innovative technology […]

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TVO Rolls Out New Digital Series For Kids

By Dave Forde / January 30, 2014

TVO launched its latest digital initiative today, and interstitial series Story Explorers and companion website, http://www.tvokids.com/games/storyexplorers, and is designed as a series includes 26 two-minute episodes featuring short stories created, designed and told by Ontario kids.   From flying machines to hidden treasure, the episodes inspire kids to go online to the Story Explorers companion website to create their own tales […]

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Geneviève Roy Appointed Business Development Director, Eastern Canada, At Newad

By Dave Forde / January 30, 2014

Newad announced the appointment of Geneviève Roy as Business Development Director, Eastern Canada. In her new role, she will be tasked with promoting Newad’s multiplatform offering, which enables advertisers to reach the Young & Affluent of Canada. Geneviève actually began her career at Newad a few years ago, when she worked on developing the Indoor […]

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Top 10 Most Influential Brands In Canada [Ipsos-Reid] #FFWD2014

By Dave Forde / January 29, 2014

Yesterday, 2014 FFWD: Advertising & Marketing Week, Steve Levy, Chief Operating Officer, Ipsos Reid presented their results from their annual Most Influential Brands study. Most Influential Brands in Canada 2013 Google Facebook Microsoft Apple Visa Tim Hortons YouTube President’s Choice *NEW in 2013* Walmart MasterCard *NEW in 2013* No major surprises as we look at this year’s […]

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Tim Hortons And Cineplex Partner To Launch TimsTV

By Dave Forde / January 29, 2014

Two big Canadian consumer brands are partnering on a new digital initiative called TimsTV.  Cineplex and Tim Hortons announced plans today for TimsTV which is in-restaurant television channel showcasing Tim Hortons content in a creative, informative and entertaining manner.  The network will be broadcast to 2,200 existing Tim Hortons restaurants in Canada and most new Tim Hortons restaurants currently […]

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JAN Kelley Marketing Makes Leadership Changes, Also Promotes And Adds New Talent

By Dave Forde / January 28, 2014

Today JAN Kelley Marketing announced a number of changes to its talent roster as the 100 year old organization prepares for its next phase of business. ” Chantel Broten has been appointed President of JAN Kelley Marketing.  Chantel brings more than 15 years of experience in global branding and has spearheaded the development of integrated multi-channel […]