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Ad Agency Cundari Hires Five, Promotes Six

By Dave Forde / February 27, 2015

Cundari has announced the ad agency has hired five new staff and promoted six of their current team members in key disciplines including account management, communications, new business and design. The account service teams have expanded with three senior additions. Catherine Klunder joins Cundari as Group Account Director and will work on clients including Jamieson, […]

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March 24th On The Move “Live” – Get Your Tickets

By Dave Forde / February 26, 2015

On March 24th we present On The Move “Live,” is the ONLY event to bring you the inside story about Canada’s top advertising, marketing and public relations professionals who have recently been promoted or taken on new roles.  You’ve read our column, now we will dig deeper into the careers and opinions of our guest speakers as […]

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TD Tackles Text With TDHelp Offering

By Dave Forde / February 25, 2015

While we have not hit 100% of Canadians (who own a smartphone that is) who text to another, we are pretty close. This week TD announced it has accomplished another ‘first’ as they now offer Canadians the ability to reach the bank’s customer service department via SMS. TDHelp was launched by the bank and will […]

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BIMM Adds Analytics For Academics With Launch Of Backpack Analytics

By Dave Forde / February 25, 2015

With the goal to help academic institutions boost enrolment and fundraising, Toronto-based advertising agency BIMM has now launched Backpack Analytics, a marketing analytics firm specializing in educational data. As their team has completed several projects within the higher education market it seemed like a natural evolution to offer a robust and complete solution based on a […]

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Call For Entries, Social Media Influencer Awards, Time Is Running Out

By Dave Forde / February 25, 2015

Has your organization created an amazing social media campaign? Then tell us your story by entering the 2015 Social Influencer Nation Awards. Social Influencer Nation Awards are open to all agencies, brands, companies and creators of social media across Canada. Each submission must have been planned, produced and executed from a Canadian office between January […]

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Adrian Capobianco Appointed President Of Proximity Canada

By Dave Forde / February 19, 2015

Proximity Canada has just announced the appointment of Adrian Capobianco as President, effective immediately.  In his new role, Adrian will be responsible for executing the firm’s evolved positioning to unleash the power of data-driven creativity, to solve complex business problems. Prior to the move, Adrian was Managing Director, Digital at Cundari, and before that he was President […]

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Water Cooler: More Job Loses At Yahoo, Cuts Even Hits Canada

By Dave Forde / February 13, 2015

We’re hearing that Yahoo cut some jobs yesterday (no specific head count has been announced), unfortunately this isn’t really a surprise to anyone as the Internet player continues to struggle to find its way to the levels of profitably it once had, or perhaps it can never get back to those levels again. Business Insider […]

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Jeff McCrory Appointed As Chief Strategic Officer At BBDO Canada

By Dave Forde / February 12, 2015

BBDO Canada has just announced the recent appointment of Jeff McCrory as new Chief Strategic Officer. In the role, Jeff will be responsible for broadening the role of planning within the agency by marrying messaging and context in its unique approach to integrated planning. Over the past two years Jeff has led the integrated business […]