TORONTO, June 19, 2012 /CNW/ - St. Joseph Communications, Canada's leading provider of integrated communications and marketing solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Chase as the company's new Chief Marketing Officer.
Michael will lead the development, coordination and execution of a centralized omnichannel marketing strategy for St. Joseph Communications and its suite of marketing solutions.
Michael joined St. Joseph Content in 2007 as Vice President of Marketing and Creative, and has made a name for himself as a driving force for change within the company and also within the broader, global marketplace.
"Michael has not only been a valuable asset to the Content team, but he has worked on a wide variety of corporate led marketing and client development initiatives. Michael is often sought out to speak at conferences on digital trends, multi-channel marketing and social media, and is a subject-matter expert in Marketing and Communications strategies", says Tony Gagliano, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of St. Joseph Communications. "Michael's contributions to both our company and the industry over the past five years make him a natural fit for this important role".
This role is an important shift for St. Joseph Communications and emphasizes a new direction for the company; one that focuses on the unification of different solutions, providing clients with a single, centralized offering to engage with their new connected consumer.
"St. Joseph has been helping brands dialogue with their customers for over 56 years; it's a company that's transforming for the future of communications - one that thinks like a brand, strategizes like a retailer, understands the connected consumer, and breathes consumer engagement. I could not resist the opportunity to be part of this exciting transformation", says Michael Chase.
With over 25 years of experience, Michael has a successful track record for leadership that empowers brands to succeed in an ever-changing digital world, allowing them to create real connections with their most influential people. He has provided strategic and creative direction for a diverse host of international companies including BMW, FedEx, Porsche, Air France, MTV, Viacom, HBO, Universal, Warner Bros, Sony, Nike, and Diageo - all within the context of a 360-degree, integrated environment that includes direct, experiential, shopper, design, promotional and digital/interactive marketing solutions.
ABOUT ST. JOSEPH COMMUNICATIONS
St. Joseph Communications is Canada's leading provider of integrated communications and marketing solutions. Its business platforms specializing in Content, Print and Media deliver all of its customers' communications needs, including packaging and in-store design; branding; digital signage; web design; mobile media; photography; custom publishing; digital on-demand printing; high-speed, high-quality commercial printing; and document solutions. St. Joseph is also owner and publisher of some of Canada's leading consumer magazines and websites, including Toronto Life and FASHION Magazine. The company is well recognized for its environmental leadership and commitment to the communities in which it operates. www.stjoseph.com
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