A recap of who’s headed where in Canadian marketing and communications.
PR Associates names a new VP. Newad hires a product manager.
After only five months with Blast Radius Toronto, DAVID JONES left his position as vice-president, social strategy and joined Critical Mass as vice-president of social practice. Jones joined Blast Radius in August from Proximity Canada where he held the same position for just over a year. Before joining Proximity, Jones held positions both as digital communications vice-president at Hill & Knowlton Canada and senior vice-president of Fleishman-Hillard Canada.
ROB SWEETMAN and BRYAN COLLINS announced they are leaving Dare Vancouver in February to start their own business. The two have worked together for approximately 10 years, previously holding creative positions at Cossette and Rethink.
ERIN DRISCOLL joined PR Associates in Vancouver as vice-president to oversee the company’s corporate communications practice. Driscoll has spent the last 15 years working as a consultant for companies such as Rogers Retail, the City of Vancouver and Coast Capital Savings Credit Union.
Glenn Davis Group in Mississauga, Ont., appointed STEVE DAVIS as its new president to replace AUBREY FERGUSON, who has retired. Davis has been with the branding and design agency for more than a decade working as an account director and, more recently,Vachon will appear in advertising, online videos and fashion files to be broadcasted on TVA network a managing director and VP operations.
Newad hired DANIEL MORIN as product manager for the Newad OnLine division to develop the network and to support and train the company’s sales team. He will work from the Montreal office and report to Julie Phaneuf, general manager, publishing and content.
DARCY WALSH was promoted to vice-president and national director of business development at Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada in Ottawa. Walsh has been with the firm for the past five years. Before this, he worked as director of parliamentary affairs in the Minister of Public Works office.
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