New York - March 24th, 2008 - TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, the largest independent recruitment advertising agency, today announced that Wayne Morishita has joined the company as Regional Vice President for Western Canada. Based in Calgary, Morishita will oversee client development for both the Calgary and Vancouver offices and manage the Western Canadian creative and new business teams.
"It's a pleasure to welcome Wayne Morishita to the TMP Worldwide team," said Wayne Burns, SVP for TMP Worldwide in Canada. "Wayne is a senior marketing professional with over twenty years of experience in a range of industries and markets. He has a track record of broadening the revenue base of the companies for which he's worked and growing businesses through strong leadership and relationships, strategic planning and effective marketing communications. He will strengthen our presence and reach within the employment marketing and communications industry in Western Canada."
Morishita was most recently Senior Director of Marketing for Barrett Xplore Inc., where he led strategic planning and the delivery of wireless broadband products and services. He was also involved with the development of acquisition and retention initiatives that supported subscriber growth and new product and service rollouts. Morishita defined and launched Barrett Xplore's brand to include the brand promise, personality and value system.
Prior to his role at Barrett Xplore, Morishita held senior management positions as Director of Marketing at Epcor, National Client Services Director at Venture Communications and Associate VP, Customer & Channel Marketing at TELUS Business Solutions.