DDB Canada strengthens its commitment to clients

Agency appoints two new VP, client services directors in Vancouver and Edmonton

EDMONTON and VANCOUVER, April 21 /CNW/ - Strengthening its commitment to outstanding client service, DDB Canada is pleased to announce the promotion of two senior staff members to lead the Brand Integrity Groups in the agency's Edmonton and Vancouver offices.

Martha Jamieson has been promoted to Vice President, Client Service Director at DDB Edmonton, and Patty Jones has been promoted to Vice President, Client Service Director at DDB Vancouver.

In their new roles, both Jamieson and Jones are charged with developing and managing each office's integrated client services team, as well as continue to lead key client business, support the new business development team and work with senior management to support DDB Canada's vision to be the most creative and influential communications company in Canada.

"These two promotions reflect DDB Canada's pledge to provide clients with superior client servicing and brand stewardship through our team of highly creative and innovative problem solvers," says Helene Leggatt, national chief talent officer & president of DDB Canada, Edmonton. "Both Martha and Patty are essential players to the collaborative approach DDB takes with its clients, and each has contributed to our clients' growth and successes. Both women demonstrate great leadership, a passion for excellence and ideas, and the ability to build strong partnerships with our clients."

Jamieson started her career with the company in 1989 working in Palmer Jarvis' public relations division in Vancouver, PJS Communications. She then joined the Edmonton office in 1995 as Public Relations Manager before expanding her skills into integrated communications and succeeding in her most recent assignment as Vice President, Brand Integrity Group.

Jones first joined the agency's Vancouver office in 2000, when it was known as PJDDB. Over a period of ten years, she worked her way up to Group Account Director, leading some of DDB Vancouver's most prominent clients and playing a key role in new business development.

About DDB Canada:

Named Strategy's 2009 Agency of the Year and Top Creative Agency, DDB Canada (www.ddbcanada.com) is the most creatively acclaimed, internationally recognized marketing communications agency in Canada. Known for advertising that generates significant results for clients, DDB Canada is a "total communications company" that believes creativity is the strongest business tool. DDB Canada has offices in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal. The agency's integrated groups include: DDB Kid Think (youth marketing), DDB Public Relations, Tribal DDB (online and interactive), Karacters Design Group, Rapp Collins (direct) and Radar DDB (social media marketing).

SOURCE DDB Canada

For further information: For further information: or interviews please contact: Paige Calvert, DDB Canada, (604) 687-4421, paige.calvert@ddbcanada.com

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