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.
“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 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.”
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