DDB Canada restructures senior management
DDB Canada has appointed Kevin Brady to the position of president and chief executive officer. He is currently CEO of Anderson DDB in Toronto. His new position also encompasses the agency’s officer in Toronto, Montreal and Edmonton. Current CEO and CCO Brent Choi has resigned from the firm.
Megan Hardisty has been appointed managing director of DDB Canada Toronto. She was previously senior vice-president and general manager at Red Magnet, a subsidiary of Omnicom.
In addition, former DDB Canada chairman and CEO Frank Palmer, along with Bob Stamnes, will take over operation of DDB's Vancouver office, which will be rebranded as Palmer Stamnes DDB.
“Kevin is an exceptional leader,” said Chuck Brymer, chairman of DDB Worldwide. “He has produced steadfast growth even in the most precarious economic times and I know that under his leadership, DDB Canada is poised for exciting times ahead. These moves fully leverage the deep knowledge and valuable experience of DDB and Omnicom's past and current leaders, to ensure our agency is poised for reinvention and growth across Canada.”