About Us

J. Walter ThompsonCanada

J. Walter Thompson Canada is a one-stop shop that can deliver integrated marketing solutions at all consumer contact points. We offer superior resources in every discipline: Total communications planning, strategic planning, creative development, multi-language services, full design studio, digital, and CRM. But what really sets us apart is that J. Walter Thompson is best in the business at delivering unprecedented results on famous brands – making them favourites of Canadians across the nation.

Services & Offerings

Brand Building

We grow our clients’ business by building brands. Finding solutions that are global when needed, or as singular as a simple human emotion. We build pioneering brands with purpose. We exist to help companies navigate the market, and drive long-term growth.

Social

Forging strong relationships between brands and consumers, our deep partnerships with social platforms give our clients a leading edge when developing interactive plans. Building on that knowledge, we use insights from social data to develop social strategies, run campaigns, deliver contagious content, manage communities and measure success.

Analytics

Our in-house analytics department focuses on the innovative application of data and technology to inform and inspire new marketing solutions. It offers a suite of bespoke analytics tools.

Innovation, Trends & Insights

We are always exploring cultural shifts and converting them into opportunities for brands.

Digital Transformation

Whether transforming an existing digital strategy or developing a new plan for the future, we build brands for digital. At the intersection of innovation, creative and analytics, we solve problems and deliver a measurable impact on our clients’ business.

Activation

We connect consumers with brands in ways that transcend conventional means of interaction. These experiences result in immersive experiences leveraging VR or Artificial Intelligence, as well as interactive live entertainment or IOT innovations. We aim to connect people to brands in a way that inspires and requires action.

Data

Our in-house research unit, SONAR, develops and exploits new quantitative and qualitative research techniques to understand cultures, brands and consumer motivation around the world.

Sector Expertise

We have accumulated massive sector and market expertise throughout the J. Walter Thompson agency’s lifetime, giving our clients a unique advantage. We know government, health, sports, retail and a lot more.

Our Clients

Air Canada
Tim Hortons
Walmart
Johnson & Johnson
Mazda
HSBC
Hotels.com
Splenda
Grand Marnier
Canada Bread
Burger King
Shell
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Executive Leadership

Susan Kim-Kirkland
President & CEO

J. Walter ThompsonCanada

Ryan Spelliscy
Chief Creative Officer

J. Walter ThompsonCanada

Carolyn Bingham
Chief Operating Officer

J. Walter ThompsonCanada

Dean Foerter
Chief Strategy Officer

J. Walter ThompsonCanada

Rob Elliott
Chief Financial Officer

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