Bryan Kane Joins FCB as President of Canada
Newly appointed executive will oversee agency’s Toronto and Montreal offices, as well as FuelContent production arm
Toronto, August 21, 2019– FCB today announced that Bryan Kane has been appointed President of FCB Canada, effective September 3, 2019. In this newly created position, Kane will oversee all operations for FCB Toronto, FCB Montreal and FuelContent.
With over 20 years of experience across a broad range of marketing disciplines, Kane joins FCB from Publicis, where he had spent his entire career. Most recently, he was President of the Toronto office for the last five years and responsible for growing the agency and expanding its capabilities across the marketing mix. Kane also built Publicis’ digital offering in Canada from the ground up as managing partner, which today has grown to a team of over 175 specialists.
“I’m thrilled to be joining the FCB Canada team,” adds Kane. “The opportunity to work with a powerhouse leadership team like this is awesome. The collective ambition to deliver truly meaningful work from everyone in the agency combined with the strategic might to fuel it, is what sets this agency apart. My priority is to help support the teams in order to continue the incredible momentum they have built over the last five years and keep the track record of creative excellence alive.”
Kane’s executive appointment comes on the heels of a momentous past five years for FCB Canada, having transformed to one of the top agencies in the country. Under the leadership of Group CEO Tyler Turnbull, the agency has seen incredible growth, attracting blue-chip new clients like Fountain Tire, BMW and The Home Depot. On the creative front, FCB Canada has been a top-performing Canadian agency at Cannes for the last three years in a row and a three-time StrategyDigital Agency of the Year winner.
“Bryan is a fearless leader who built his career growing clients and agency capabilities,” remarked Turnbull. “He’s smart, energetic and passionate about brands and knows how to bring the right people together to build great teams. I have no doubts that Bryan will be invaluable to our clients and employees as we continue our momentum in 2019 and beyond.”
About FCB Canada
FCB (Foote, Cone & Belding) is a global, fully integrated marketing communications company with a heritage of creativity and success dating from 1873. Based on a deeply developed understanding of diversified local markets and global cultures, FCB focuses on creating “Never Finished” campaign ideas for clients that reflect a deep understanding of the brand’s past, a respect for the present and an anticipation of the future potential. With more than 8,000 people in 109 operations in 80 countries, the company is part of the Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG). With operations in Toronto and Montreal that include FCB/SIX and FuelContent, FCB Canada was named a three-time Digital Agency of the Year by Strategyand was the most awarded Canadian creative agency at the 2017 and 2018 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. FCB Canada is proud to serve some of the world’s most admired brands, including BMO, Clorox, Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation and Ontario Lottery & Gaming. To learn more about FCB Canada, visit fcbtoronto.com or fcb.com and follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @FCB_Toronto.