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Breaking: Jason Tafler Announces Departure From Rogers

By Dave Forde / March 8, 2016

He entered the building back in 2011 as the Chief Digital Officer at Rogers Communications; and was promoted to EVP, Customer Experience in 2014. Today, Jason Tafler has announced he is leaving Rogers Communications. Over the last five years Jason has played a pivotal role in helping Rogers digital business grow to the levels it […]

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Porsche Cars Canada Hits New Speeds With New Marketing Director

By Dave Forde / February 11, 2016

Margareta Mahlstedt-Karayiannis has been appointed the new Director of Marketing at Porsche Cars Canada, effective February 22, 2016.  Margareta will carry the torch from incumbent Alexander Schildt, who is returning to Germany in early March.   In the role she will handle all aspects of marketing including planning, brand and product management. Prior to the move […]

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Brian Batenburg Heads Over To Globe And Mail

By Dave Forde / February 1, 2016

With more and more focus on their programmatic offering, national newspaper Globe and Mail recently hired Brian Batenburg to head up sales on their digital team. In the new role, Brian has been hired as the Programmatic Sales Manager at the Globe and Mail where he leads the digital sales team. Prior to the move […]

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David Purdy Exits Rogers, Heads To Vice Media

By Dave Forde / December 13, 2015

VICE Media announced its next hire, and this one is a big one as they have appointed David Purdy to the newly created role of Chief International Growth Officer. In the new role David will focus on growing global distribution for the network network to deliver programming to all screens. David will initially be based out […]

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Rogers Media Pays $200,000 Anti-Spam Fine To CRTC

By Dave Forde / November 24, 2015

When you are Canada’s largest telecommunications company, you are someone going to end up making a mistake or two along the way. Unfortunately for Rogers this will costs the company $200,000, as they have been hit by a fine by the The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) as part of an undertaking to resolve […]

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2015 Digi Awards, And The Winners Are…

By Dave Forde / November 11, 2015

Last night a packed room of 400+ attended the 2015 Digi Awards, which celebrates the best in digital excellence. Here are the winners: Branded Content Carmilla By Smokebomb Entertainment In association with U by Kotex   Digital Series Fiction Convos With My Two-Year-Old By CocoMilk Productions   Digital Series Nonfiction Do Not Track By Upian, […]

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Netflix Continues To Dominate, But Are shomi Or CraveTV Catching Up [Report]

By Dave Forde / September 24, 2015

Broadband and network solutions provider Sandvine released its report on global Internet usage trends today, with data collected as part of the company’s Global Internet Phenomena Program. Netflix continues to be the leading application in Canada accounting for over 34% of video downstream traffic in the peak evening hours. Just four years ago, Netflix accounted for only 13.5% of […]

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Breaking: Rogers Appoints Rick Brace As President Of Media Business Unit

By Dave Forde / July 7, 2015

As he continues to transform Rogers, CEO Guy Laurence just appointed Rick Brace as President of its Media Business Unit effective August 10, 2015. Rick is no stranger to the media world with over 35 years of experience, he started off at CBC where he held a number of senior roles between 1975 and 1988. He played a […]

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Breaking: Spin Master Appoints Michelle Kellner As Senior Director, Global Digital Marketing & Experiential

By Dave Forde / April 29, 2015

Global toy maker Spin Master has hired Michelle Kellner As the company’s new Senior Director, Global Digital Marketing & Experiential with a big mandate to help further expand the brands reach and scope. Prior to joining Michelle was VP Sales, Print, Digital & Integration at ZoomerMedia; Director of Sales, Chatelaine & Châtelaine, Category Director, Women […]

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