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Kerry Munro Joins Home Depot Canada As VP Marketing and E-commerce

By Dave Forde / October 28, 2014

As retailer Home Depot looks to grow its digital presence, the company has recently hired Kerry Munro as its Vice President of Marketing and eCommerce. In the role, Kerry will be responsible for all things digital with the retailer. Prior to joining he was Group Director – Digital Digital Network at Canada Post, and Global […]

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Breaking: Ashes To Assets, LookSmart Acquires Syncapse

By Dave Forde / August 15, 2013

?Looks like our tip and post was dead on, and the assets of Toronto-based Syncapse have been acquired by online search advertising network LookSmart Ltd. The deal is being done through the court appointed Receiver MNP Ltd., who is also based in Toronto, and subject to court approval should go through next month.

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Watercooler: Has Yahoo Canada Found Its New Country Manager?

By Dave Forde / August 1, 2013

Previous names that have come up as possible candidates include Simon Jennings (running Gesca Media Sales , and Patrick Lauzon (now over at TC Media). Now we are hearing that Claude Galipeau has been appointed as the new Country Manager for Yahoo Canada. Claude has been running his own consulting firm. Prior to that he was COO of the now bankrupt Syncapse, SVP and GM of Rogers Digital Media.

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Down And Almost Out, Syncapse Restructures & Lays Off Staff

By Dave Forde / July 29, 2013

Founded in 2007 by Michael Scissons, Toronto-based Syncapse has hit a major wall in what was once a very promising social media marketing company. A few days ago CBC received and published an article they had obtained from Scissons about a significant number of layoffs made at the company.