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Mandrake Newsletter, September, 2017
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•    Vassilios “Vass” Alexiou to Huge Toronto as Group Director of Creative
•    Guilherme (Gui) Bermejo to BBDO Toronto as Art Director
•    Emily Bond to Huge Toronto as General Manager
•    Nicole Brightling to The Colony Project as Associate Director
•    Nick Doerr to BBDO Toronto as Copywriter
•    Kathryn Easter to Brandfire Marketing Group as Digital Vice President
•    Paul Evans to Environics Analytics as Chief Strategy Officer
•    David Grisim to Brand Momentum as Vice President, Marketing Solutions
•    Michael Kasprow to Jackman Reinvents as Senior Vice President and Executive Creative Director
•    Eiko Kawano to Tribal Worldwide Canada as Vice President, Experience Design
•    Jordan Kentris promoted to Creative Director of Experience at Tribal Worldwide Canada
•    Brian Kittelson to Match Marketing Group as Senior Vice President, Shopper Marketing  (Chicago, IL)
•    Jonathan Levitt to Circle6 Solutions as Equity Partner (Montreal, QC)
•    Jason Locey to Arrivals & Departures as Chief Creative Officer
•    Jean-Sébastien Martel to Cartier as Content Strategist (Montreal, QC)
•    Stacey Mason to Cossette as Senior Director of Corporate Communications
•    Joline Matika to Republic as Vice President
•    Nathalie Matte to Publicis as Group Director of Culture and Organization (Montreal, QC)
•    Alexandra Maxwell to Vibrant as Associate Director of Creative and Strategy
•    Stella Mok to Craft Public Relations as Vice President
•    Allen Oke to Huge Toronto as Executive Creative Director
•    John Pankert to Havas Montreal as Director of Strategy (Montreal, QC)
•    Lexi Pathak to Faulhaber Communications as Partner
•    Geneviève Robert to Cartier as Art Director (Montreal, QC)
•    Jennifer Rossini to Sid Lee as Creative Director
•    Laura Rothstein to BBDO Toronto as Associate Creative Director
•    Guillaume St. Hilaire to Cartier as Art Director (Montreal, QC)
•    Laura Stein to Sid Lee as Creative Director
•    Rob Stofega to BBDO Toronto as Senior Copywriter
•    Matt Syberg-Olsen to Doug & Partners as Executive Creative Director
•    Sherry Tang to BBDO Toronto as Associate Creative Director
•    Bhava Thamos to Bicom Communications as Vice President, Strategy and Operations (Montreal, QC)
•    Marie Vaillancourt promoted to Senior Vice President, Integrated Production at Cossette (Quebec, QC)
•    Charles-André Vidal to Zoom Active Lifestyle Marketing as National Account Director (Montreal, QC)
•    Hubert Wat to Rennie Group as Vice President, Marketing
•    Lionel Wong to The Tite Group as Vice President, Creative Director
•    Cameron Wykes to Jacknife as President
•    Leah Zukowski to C&B Advertising as Associate Creative Director (Calgary, AB)


•    Stéphanie Binette to L’Oréal Canada as Chief Marketing Officer (Montreal, QC)
•    Faisal Kazi to Siemens Canada as President and Chief Executive Officer (Oakville, ON)
•    Dan Magliocco to DanoneWave Canada as Senior Vice President, Marketing, Strategy and Insights

Financial Services

•    Betsey Chung to TD Bank Group as Chief Marketing Officer
•    Hary Culham to CIBC as Group Head, Capital Markets
•    Jon Hountalas to CIBC as Group Head, Commercial Banking and Wealth Management
•    Deepak Khandelval to CIBC as Group Head, Client Connectivity and Innovation
•    Christina Kramer to CIBC as Group Head, Personal and Small Business Banking
•    Monique Leroux to Fiera Capital as Vice Chairman and Strategic Advisor (Montreal, QC)
•    Qi Tang to RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust as Senior Vice President and Chie Financial Officer

Human Resources

•    Karen Adams to Central LHIN as Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Development (Markham, ON)
•    Sandy Sharman promoted to Chief Human Resources and Communications Officer at CIBC
•    Beth Tyndall to the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan as Chief People Officer


•    Alykhan Abdulla to Revita Medical Canada Male Sexual Health as Senior Medical Director (Ottawa, ON)
•    Barbara Bell to Central LHIN as Vice President, Quality and Safety (Markham, ON)
•    Mukesh Bhargava to Northumberland Hills Hospital as Chief of Staff (Cobourg, ON)
•    David Bigioni to Canopy Growth as Chief Marketing Officer Catherine Butler to Champlain LHIN as Vice President, Home and Community Care (Ottawa, ON)
•    Siu Mee Chen to the Canadian Centre for Accreditation as Executive Director
•    Peter Crvenkovski to Erie St. Clair LHIN as Vice President, Performance, Accountability and Finance (Chatham, ON)
•    Cathy Faulds to South West LHIN as Chief Clinical Lead (London, ON)
•    John Fenton to Health Sciences North as Chief of Staff (Sudbury, ON)
•    Daniel Germain to Runnymede Healthcare Centre as Vice President, Finacne and Chief Financial Officer
•    Gabriella Golea to University Health Network as Director, Professional Practice, TRI Site
•    Norah Holder to Collingwood General and Marine Hospital as President and Chief Executive Officer (Collingwood, ON)
•    Gail Hunt to Georgian Bay General Hospital as President and Chief Operating Officer (Midland, ON)
•    John Kurvink to Brant Community Healthcare System as Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Chief Financial Officer (Brantford, ON)
•    Bill Mason to Toronto Central LHIN as Vice President, Quality, Performance and Accountability
•    Barbara Molgaard Blake to Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority as Interim Chief Executive Officer (Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NFL)
•    Marie Pinard to Women’s College Hospital as Director, Quality, Safety and Patient Experience
•    Jordana Saada Bensemana to McGill University as Associate Director, Administrative Excellence Centre, Faculty of Medicine (Montreal, QC)
•    Peter Shelby to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health as Chief Primary Care Division
•    Silvana Spadafora to Sault Area Hospital as Chief of Staff (Sault Ste. Marie, ON)
•    Wes Stephen to Hamilton Health Sciencees as Executive Vice President Clinical Operations, Chief Operating Officer (Hamilton, ON)
•    Mitchell Toker to Central LHIN as Senior Director, Communications (Markham, ON)
•    Peter Varga to Headwaters Health Care Centre as Vice President, Patient Care and Chief Nursing Executive (Orangeville, ON)
•    Neil Vasdev  to Centre for Addiction and Mental Health as Chef Radiochemist and Associate Director
•    Anne Wojtak to Toronto Centreal LHIN as Executive Lead, Transformation


•    Peter Bates to Cue Digital Media as Director of Business Development
•    Brian Bidulka to Postmedia Network as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
•    Oliver Ceballos to Cue Digital Media as Director of Sales for Quebec (Montreal, QC)
•    Douglas Kelly promoted to President at St. Joseph Media
•    Antoinette Noviello promoted to Vice President and Corporate Controller at Videotron (Montreal, QC)
•    Sam Sebastian to Pelmorex as President and Chief Executive Officer (Oakville, ON)
•    Rajan Sharma to Cue Digital Media as National Sales Director for News, Business and Finance
•    Galit Solomon to On Q Communications as Director of Operations and Public Relations
•    Martin Tremblay to Quebecor Sports and Entertainment Group as Chief Operating Officer (Montreal, QC)
•    Charles-André Vidal to Zoom Active Lifestyle Marketing as National Account Director (Montreal, QC)

Not for Profit

•    Alice Aiken to Dalhousie University as Vice President, Research (Halifax, NS)
•    Michael Bow to the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists as President (Ottawa, ON)
•    David Clements to Canadian Institute of Health Research as Director General, Partnerships and Business Development (Ottawa, ON)
•    Louis de Melo to Sinai Health Foundation as Chief Executive Officer
•    Terry Dean to the Lung Association as President and Chief Executive Officer (Ottawa, ON)
•    Sue Forwell to University of British Columbia, as Department Head, Occupational Science and Therapy, Faculty of Medicine (Vancouver, BC)
•    Laurie French to the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association as President
•    Tracey Hawthorn to University of British Columbia as Director, Wellbeing (Okanagan, BC)
•    Julia Kaisla to the Canadian Mental Health Association, North and West Vancouver as Executive Director (Vancouver, BC)
•    Lorrie Kirshenbaum to Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences as Director (Winnipeg, MB)
•    Juliana Lam to The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
•    Steven Michael Jones to University of Saskatchewan as Executive Director, School of Public Health (Saskatoon, SK)
•    Julie Powell to the Canadian Dermatology Association as President (Ottawa, ON)
•    Mark Riczu to Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation as Executive Director (Orillia, ON)
•    Tom Shurrie to the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers as Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
•    Kelly Straughan to Workman Arts as Executive Director
•    Lynn Zapshala-Kelln to University of Manitoba as Vice President, Administration


•    Richard Dufresne promoted to President at George Weston Ltd.
•    Darren Myers to Loblaw Companies Limited as Executive Vice Pesident, Finance
•    Beth Newlands Campbell to Rexall Drugstore as President


•    Henry Au to Fireswirl Technologies Inc. as Interim Chief Executive Officer (Vancouver, BC)
•    Stephen Barnard to Equibit Group as Vice President Marketing
•    Mike Coté to Data Communications Management as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy
•    David O’Reilly to Schneider Electric as Vice PRsident of the IT Solutions Division
•    Sarah Sedgman to Kinaxis as Chief Customer Officer (Ottawa, ON)

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