On The Move – Weekly Roundup
February 03, 2014 | Kristin Laird | Comments
A recap of who’s headed where in marketing communications.
ADRIEN MONTPELLIER joined Tribal Worldwide and DDB Canada as technology director. Montpellier returned to Toronto after spending six months with Amazon in Seattle as the e-tailer’s senior technical program manager. He has also held positions at Lollipop, Twist Image, Elemental Corporation, Campus Compare and In-Touch Insight Systems.
Ethnicity Multicultural Marketing and Advertising appointed MIKE FROMOWITZ its new partner and first chief creative officer. In 1997, Fromowitz became the first regional creative director for TBWA\Asia Pacific and helped launch the Omnicom brand in 13 countries. In 2006 he started to start his own digitally focused agency, Mantra Partners, which is now closing as a result of his move to Ethnicity.
Innocean Worldwide Canada hired LAURA PACEY as SVP, client business to lead the Kia Canada business. Pacey has over 25 years of leadership experience, including fifteen years focused on the automotive sector, with management roles at Nissan Canada and MacLaren McCann, where she was the executive strategic business lead on the General Motors account. She was most recently the senior vice-president of operations at Kenna Communications. She assumes her new role Feb. 10.
Colour tapped ALICE MCCARRON to lead its new energy practice. McCarron joined the agency from Heritage Gas, where her responsibilities as vice-president of business development and marketing included public and government relations.
Mindshare Canada promoted SANDRA BONNICK to managing director of client leadership, heading up the Unilever team. She replaces Sheri Cooper, who now leads the agency’s Air Canada team. Bonnick joined Mindshare four years ago as director of Unilever’s personal care division.
ANITA GATTO joined Entertainment One Licensing’s pop culture and lifestyle division as vice-president of marketing, a new position within the division. Gatto has over a decade experience in marketing having worked with lifestyle brands such as Tommy Hilfiger, John Varvatos, Chip and Pepper and Robert Graham. Gatto also founded New City PR, a boutique firm specializing fashion and entertainment brands.
Newad appointed GENEVIEVE ROY as business development director, Eastern Canada to promote the agency’s multiplatform offering. During her career Roy has held account director positions at TC Media and Rogers Communications.
Today’s Parent appointed SASHA EMMONS as editor-in-chief, effective Feb. 10. Emmons was most recently a freelance editor and consultant, contributing to Walmart Live Better, Todaysparent.com, iVillage.com, Scholastic Parent & Child, Better Homes & Gardens, Parents, TheNest.com, and Parenting.
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