Tant moves to Holt Renfrew. Oke gets promoted.
A recap of who’s headed where in Canadian marketing and communications.
KBS+P Montréal appointed ANNIE AUBERT to the role of executive vice-president, client services to oversee the agency’s strategic planning teams. During her career, Aubert has worked on both the client and agency side. She has held positions at Fido, Cossette and Loblaw Companies Limited.
JENNIFER ALLEN joined LoyaltyOne in Toronto as manager, public relations, responsible for developing and executing b2b PR plans and programs. Allen was most recently national communications manager with law firm Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.
InField Marketing Group hired LIZA BARNES and SHAWN SMITH as vice-presidents of business development. Barnes was most recently the CEO of business coaching company The Radiance Group, while Smith most recently worked as the director of client services and business development at Match Marketing Group.
After 16 years in publishing at Rogers, LISA TANT is moving to fashion retailer Holt Renfrew to assume the newly created position of vice-president, fashion editor. Tant served as editor-in-chief and associate publisher of Flare for eight years before joining Hello Canada in June. She starts her new role Nov. 26.
Taxi hired FRAZER JELLEYMAN as global chief creative officer and appointed former creative officer STEVE MYKOLYN to the new role of chief brand officer. Jelleyman, a British expat, has held positions at Red Bee, David & Goliath and TBWA\London.
TERRY O’REILLY announced he is stepping down from day-to-day operations at Pirate Radio as of Dec. 12. O’Reilly’s duties will fall largely to fellow partner Tom Goudie.
After two years with Adcentricity, TERRENCE DONNELLY joined MDC Partners as director of business development for Canada. Donnelly will land new clients for the group and align them with MDC agencies.
TBWA\Toronto promoted ALLEN OKE from creative director to executive creative director. Before joining TBWA\Toronto in 2004, Oke was a senior copywriter at Lowe Roche and JWT. He started his advertising career at Ranscombe & Co. in 1997.
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