Chief Executive Toronto
John is possibly one of the most ambidextrous leaders in the advertising business in Canada. His experience has spanned everything from account leadership on a range of North America’s largest and most successful brands, to digital marketing and CRM, to media account stewardship for some of Canada’s most powerful media clients. As Chief Executive of Ogilvy Toronto, John leads a team of experts offering a full suite of marketing services focused on driving business growth through creativity.
Chief Executive Montréal and Québec
David is responsible for the strategy, goals, tools, and processes necessary to drive the long-term growth and efficiency of Ogilvy Montréal and Québec’s global business. He began as an intern at Spoutnik, which started as a workshop that he would go on to buy, and built it into one of the biggest advertising agencies in Québec City. David then founded Terrain, a mid-sized, rapidly-growing Canadian advertising agency specializing in consumer products (retail). Terrain merged with Ogilvy Montréal in 2016. Over the past 20 years, his entrepreneurial spirit has led him to advise many business leaders and his philanthropic spirit lead him to be a board member of the Québec CHU Foundation to support one of Canada’s largest university hospital centers.
President, Ogilvy Health Canada
Nadine Lafond is the President for Ogilvy Health Canada. With close to 20 years of combined experience in consumer and healthcare advertising, Nadine is a passionate professional who understands client’s needs and helps them navigate their changing environments. Since joining Ogilvy she has been generating significant organic growth while adding to our core competencies and expanding our work to global clients. Her broad experience enables her to push boundaries to realize a vision in a heavily regulated industry. Nadine holds a Bachelors of Commerce from Concordia, a certificate in Digital Marketing from Colombia and in Leadership from Cornell University.