Saatchi & Saatchi Canada adds to Creative Leadership team

Saatchi & Saatchi Canada is pleased to announce the addition of Mike De Candido to its creative leadership team as Vice President, Creative Director. In this role, Mike will be partnering with VP, Creative Director Craig Brandon to lead the creative work on key accounts such as Toyota Canada, Mondelez, and Haleon.

Mike has spent the last few years as a successful freelance writer, working on campaigns and content for notable brands such as Google, YouTube, Bombardier, and Tishman Speyer, among others. He has also worked at top agencies including Cossette, Anomaly, and JWT, where his creative work has been recognized with numerous awards, including Cannes Lions, The One Show, Clios, D&AD, and Marketing Awards.

Commenting on his new role, Mike said: "Joining Saatchi & Saatchi is an incredible opportunity to work alongside great minds and talented professionals. The agency has a rich history of producing work that deeply resonates with audiences. I am eager to dive in and work with the team on delivering campaigns that matter”.

Rob Gendron, VP, Executive Creative Director of Saatchi & Saatchi Canada, said: "Mike is a natural leader who takes on each project with incredible enthusiasm. We’re thrilled to have him on the team, and we look forward to him bringing his unique creative perspective to our client’s work.”

Stuart Payne, President of Saatchi & Saatchi Canada, also commented: “Mike’s impressive background and track record of award-winning work make him an outstanding addition to our creative leadership team. We are thrilled to have him on board.”