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 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.
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