Cossette appoints two presidents
Cossette has appointed Daniel Shearer to the position of president for Ontario and west, and Louis Duchesne to the position of president for Quebec and east. Shearer joined Cossette in 2016 from Taxi 2 Toronto, where he was general manager. Prior to that, he spent 10 years at Taxi in positions including group account director, account director and account manager. Shearer has also worked at Partners and Edell and Ranscombe and Company. Duchesne was most recently executive vice-president and general manager of Cossette for Quebec and Atlantic Canada. He was also general manager of Cossette division Fjord Marketing Interactif. Duchesne has also worked at Nurun and Openface Internet.
“We’re creating presidencies to adapt our structure to our rapid growth of the past three years,” said Mélanie Dunn, chief executive officer of Cossette. “Daniel and Louis have played key roles throughout one of the biggest growth periods in Cossette history. Their experience and accomplishments put them in an ideal position to help me lead our team as we continue our agency’s evolution.”