On The Move – Weekly Roundup

A recap of who’s headed where in Canadian marketing communications
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National’s AnnMarie Boudreau.

National Public Relations promoted ANNMARIE BOUDREAU to director in the Halifax office. Boudreau joined the firm in 2006 after graduating from Mount Saint Vincent University with a Bachelor of Public Relations and Marketing Certificate. During her time with the firm, she has worked on campaigns for clients such as Irving Shipbuilding, NS Power and Great Halifax Partnership.

Zulu Alpha Kilo hired TARA HANDLEY as senior broadcast producer. She joined the Toronto agency from JWT where she held the senior broadcast producer/digital content producer position for more than three years.

Canadian Internet Registration Authority hired RYAN HILL as its new communications manager. Hill, the co-host of a weekly current affairs program called Apt 613 on CHUO FM in Ottawa, has also held PR positions at the Canadian Foundation for Innovation and Nortel.

LAUNCH! welcomed LUCY WILLIAMS as director of retail to lead the Loblaw account and HOLLY DAVIS as senior director – retail strategist to lead retail strategy for Dairy Farmers of Canada.

Spafax hired CHRISTAL AGOSTINO as senior strategist, luxury and lifestyle brands. Most recently, Agostino served as manager, global partnerships for Fairmont Hotels, Raffles and Swissotel Brands.

JENNIFER SIMPSON joined Brightworks Interactive Marketing as vice-president of project management. Simpson was most recently the director of operations at Havas Worldwide Digital.

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