On The Move – Weekly Roundup

A recap of who’s headed where in marketing communications. ANDREW BRUCE, CEO of Publicis Canada, was named president and CEO of Publicis Worldwide, North America. He starts his new position Jan. 1. Bruce will be in charge of North American initiatives for Publicis Worldwide, including the integrated business services of offices in New York, San […]

A recap of who’s headed where in marketing communications.

ANDREW BRUCE, CEO of Publicis Canada, was named president and CEO of Publicis Worldwide, North America. He starts his new position Jan. 1. Bruce will be in charge of North American initiatives for Publicis Worldwide, including the integrated business services of offices in New York, San Francisco, Seattle and Indianapolis. He will also lead work in Canadian operations in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Windsor. Meanwhile, DUNCAN BRUCE was promoted within Publicis Canada from executive creative director to president and chief creative officer.

Tony Pigott

TONY PIGOTT is stepping down from his roles as chairman of JWT Canada and CEO of JWT Ethos, the agency’s social responsibility practice. After 34 years with the WPP-owned agency, he moves on to focus his time on Brandaid Project, which he co-founded to create new handmade products and brands.

Hill & Knowlton announced it has hired MARK CAMERON as its deputy practice leader on its national energy business. Until recently, Cameron was director of global public policy at BlackBerry. Prior to that, he was director of policy and research for the Office of the Prime Minister and director of corporate affairs at Ontario Power Generation.

BILL WALKER stepped down as general manager of FleishmanHillard’s Toronto office. Walker launched his own communications consultancy called Midtown PR and is also currently writing a book about reputation management.

SHARON MACLEOD, Unilever’s vice-president of marketing in Canada, will become North American vice-president of personal care, a newly created role resulting from a global executive shuffle. Starting in January, MacLeod will be working out of the company’s New Jersey office.

LAURIE HALL joined The Siren Group as an associate to help manage the food & beverage, digital and consumer lifestyle portfolios, coordinate special events and work on new business development.  Hall spent the last seven years operating Flex PR, while also holding positions at Toronto-based companies such as Fashion Group International and Harbinger.

TC Media appointed four and promoted one within its interactive marketing solutions group. LOUIS-JACQUES DARVEAU was appointed to vice-president, content solutions & general manager, Totem; MOHAMED KAHLAIN was appointed vice-president, shopper marketing network, CHRIS OSBORNE was appointed vice-president , data and analytics and WARREN JANSONS was appointed sales director, shopper marketing, Ad Network and Media.  ROB LAKE was promoted to director, retail sales.

Adding new members to your team? Starting a new job? Let us know. Send your submissions to our online team.

Advertising Articles

Veritas opens in Vancouver

The move will help the PR shop better serve its new B.C.-based client, Best Buy

TSN introduces ‘Champions Live Here’ positioning

Multi-platform campaign launched during the Super Bowl with a 60-second anthem

Twitter’s flock flattens

Social media site fights to stay relevant as user base remains stagnant

GroupM introduces new Canadian viewability standards

Standards of accountability in line with other media like TV and print, says Neil Johnston

Global believes in ‘a greater Toronto’ in new campaign

Broadcast and out-of-home campaign includes social media component

LG2 names three presidents

Mireille Côté, Mathieu Roy and Jeremy Gayton's new titles cement next-gen leadership

Doritos creates ketchup chip bouquets for Valentine’s Day

The brand is encouraging women to court males with its creation

Postmedia launches NP product in Ottawa Citizen

Post president calls it a 'dramatic expansion' of the national daily's brand

Becel campaign adds more heart

New video series tells stories of real people showing thanks through baking