Advisory Board

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Advisory Board Members

Tamir Bar-Haim

Country Manager, Advertising
Amazon Canada

Tamir Bar-Haim is the Country Manager for Amazon’s advertising business in Canada. Bar-Haim leads a fast-growing, Toronto-based team that is focused on connecting customers who visit Amazon, IMDb, Twitch and the broader web with highly relevant brand experiences, all informed by billions of observed shopping and entertainment signals.  

 Bar-Haim joined...more

Stephanie Binette

General Manager NYX
L'Oreal Canada

Stéphanie Binette became Chief Marketing Officer of L'Oréal Canada last August 1, 2017.

With a rich and successful career, Stéphanie has contributed significantly to L'Oréal Canada's success over the past 10 years.

After a 10-year career with multinational consumer goods companies in Montreal and Toronto, she began her career at L'Oréal Canada...more

Mark Childs

Chief Marketing Officer
Samsung Canada

An inspiring marketer with a passion for breakthrough innovation and business growth, Mark Childs has a proven track record of building vital brands that resonate with consumers. He has most recently contributed to the rise of the Samsung brand in Canada, making it one the top 10 brands in the...more

Lori Davison

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
SickKids Foundation

Lori Davison joined SickKids Foundation in 2014. As Vice President, Brand Strategy & Communications, Davison leads the strategic vision for SickKids' brand communications. Under her leadership, the foundation’s in-house team of marketers, content specialists and public relations practitioners develop and execute integrated marketing and communications programs to build brand equity,...more

Speaking on: The evolving role of the CMO

Emma Eriksson

VP Marketing
General Mills Canada

Emma Eriksson is Vice President of Marketing at General Mills Canada. She’s leading the Cereal and Snacks businesses with iconic brands such as Cheerios, Nature Valley and Lucky Charms. She is also head of Consumer Insights for the Canadian Division. With more than 18 years of experience in various marketing...more

Speaking on: Building brands with purpose

Christine Kalvenes


Christine is the CMO of PepsiCo Foods Canada.  She has 21 years of marketing, innovation, research, design and corporate strategy experience.   

She has been lauded for her passion for the consumer and her ability to leverage consumer insights to build brands.  In her 15 years at PepsiCo she has used...more

Brent Nelsen

Leo Burnett Canada

Brent, in his own words, is powered by “culture and caffeine…and some wine thrown in for good measure.” Under his strategic leadership, love for instigation and inspiration, Leo Burnett Toronto has been recognized globally and nationally, winning at virtually every strategy and creative awards show.

His contributions have received numerous recognitions:...more