BLAMMO WORLDWIDE MERGES INTO EXTREME GROUP TO BECOME ARRIVALS + DEPARTURES

Toronto, ON (December 12, 2016) – Independent creative agencies Extreme Group (founded in 1997) and Blammo Worldwide (established in 1991 as Gee, Jeffery & Partners/GJP) are pleased to announce that the two firms have combined to form Arrivals + Departures.

Rounding out Arrivals + Departures’ leadership team in Toronto are Phil Sylver, Creative Director, Dawn Whiteman, Director, Planning, Claire McRae, Director, Production and Daniel Tolensky, Partner, Chief Financial Officer, who was instrumental in bringing the agencies together. New senior hires include Ian Brooks (formerly John St.) as Director, Client Service and Sathish Bala as VP, Digital & Technology.

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E 06 Sathish Bala – desiFEST | The Framing Podcast

Sathish Bala is an entrepreneur, mentor, and Founder of DesiFEST. 
Basically A serial entrepreneur, that loves finding new problems to solve, developing deep relationships with partners and clients and challenging his fears. As a ‘digital’ native with a drive to understand human connection and behaviour Sathish blends uncommon worlds as he creates new realities with music and business.

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Sathish Bala continues to inspire next generation of South Asians!

“It is important for us to continue evolving the original concept of desiFEST. Ten years ago, there was a need to find and showcase desi urban artists and today there is an equally important need to help in nurturing, educating and building bridges for our community. That is a future I look forward to with desiFEST,” says Bala.

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The agency’s new division, Blue Dot, will target the Asian/South Asian community.

Published: July 7, 2014

Officially launched on Canada Day (“What better to celebrate what it means to be South Asian in North America than to launch our ethnic marketing division,” said founder Sathish Bala in a statement), the new division will offer the same services as its parent company, including digital, print, TV and social creative. Bala will continue to lead the new shop, while Harp Patel will act as creative director.

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Ryerson Alumni Profile

“The biggest thing that Ryerson gave me was a chance to figure out who I am across all the different spectrums. The school’s practical nature really fit my personality and gave me the opportunity to experiment and ultimately find success in life.”

                                                                                                –Sathish Bala

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