On The Move – Weekly Roundup

A recap of who’s headed where in marketing communications. Bell Media appointed DOMENIC VIVOLO as executive vice-president, content sales and distribution marketing. Vivolo was previously senior vice-president and general manager, Pay TV, where he oversaw the marketing, sales, creative services, market research, interactive media, integrated marketing solutions and customer relations departments for The Movie Network, […]

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

Domenic Vivolo, Bell Media's new executive vice-president, content sales, and distribution marketing

Bell Media appointed DOMENIC VIVOLO as executive vice-president, content sales and distribution marketing. Vivolo was previously senior vice-president and general manager, Pay TV, where he oversaw the marketing, sales, creative services, market research, interactive media, integrated marketing solutions and customer relations departments for The Movie Network, HBO Canada, and Viewers Choice Canada. He joined Bell Media as part of the Astral merger. He has also held senior positions at Hershey Canada and Canada Packers Inc.

Aegis Media Canada appointed TANKUT KARAHAN president of Carat Canada to continue to grow the media agency. Karahan has more than 18 years industry experience and has worked with companies such as GM, The Coca-Cola Company, Nestlé, L’Oréal and Unilever. He most recently served as vice-president, general manager at MacLaren McCann Canada.

Sid Lee tapped JOSEPH BARBIERI to lead its content marketing division. Barbieri left Bespoke Group, the boutique content marketing he founded, to take on the newly created role of managing director of content and media partnerships. In his career, Barbieri  also served as senior vice-president of marketing and business development at Totem.

Rogers Media’s flagship consumer title Chatelaine named KARINE EWART editor-in-chief, effective Jan. 13. Ewart joined Rogers in 2011 as editor-in-chief of Today’s Parent. She started her career as an assistant editor at Harper’s Bazaar in the U.S., before taking on roles with Fashion and Fashion18.

Boom Marketing hired CAROLINE SHAHEED as social media manager and strategist to oversee community management and content strategy for the agency’s client roster, which includes Clorox Canada, Campbell Canada and Corby Distilleries. Shaheed was most recently social media manager for Windows at Microsoft Canada.

Lisa Ritchie, director, recruitment at Match Marketing Group.

Hill+Knowlton Strategies promoted ERIN MANNING from account manager to senior account director in the Toronto office. Manning joined the firm in 2012 after six years with Ketchum Public Relations. Meanwhile, BRENT MARSON joined the firm as assistant consultant.

BRENDA HIGUCHI joined Exchange Solutions as senior vice-president of analytics and optimization. She was most recently vice-president of strategy, analytics and CRM at Aimia. During her career, Higuchi designed the Scene and myHusky rewards programs.

Red the Agency hired CHRIS PHILLIPS as director of digital media. Phillips spent the last four years working as the senior media buyer/planner at Wasserman & Partners Advertising in Vancouver building digital and social strategies for regional and national clients including London Drugs, FortisBC and SunRype.

LISA RITCHIE joined Match Marketing Group as director, recruitment. Ritchie has over a decade of recruitment experience, having held positions at Walmart Canada, Edward Jones and most recently Target in Canada.

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