McCann promotes one, adds seven
McCann Canada of Toronto has promoted Gail Pak to the position of vice-president and creative director. She joined the agency in 2019 from Zulu Alpha Kilo, where she was a creative director. Prior to that, she was an associate creative director at Lowe Roche. Pak has also worked at Crispin Porter & Bogusky, Zig Ideas, Leo Burnett and Ogilvy & Mather.
McCann has also recently added seven new staff members to its creative department. Amy O’Neill, Athina Afton Lalljee, Steven Davenport and Andrew Strachan have been hired as associate creative directors. Jayme Fairbridge has joined the agency as a senior art director. Jon Dick and Olivia Hashka have been hired as a copywriter and an art director, respectively. O’Neill was previously at Huge, John St. and Tribal DDB. Lalljee was previously at Grey, Young & Rubicam and JWT in the United Arab Emirates, as well as Ogilvy Dubai. Davenport and Strachan were most recently at BBDO Toronto. Fairbridge was previously at Bensimon Byrne. Dick Hashka were most recently at Juniper Park TBWA.