The break-neck pace of change in technology and media consumption has outpaced how marketers plan their communications. As CEO of OMD Canada, Cathy Collier, is at the helm of Canada’s largest and most successful media organization. By harnessing the power of advanced analytics, marketing science, and placing client business performance at the heart of all innovation planning – Cathy has helped redefine the role and increased the value her team brings to an incredible roster of clients.
Over the course of nearly two decades with Cossette Media, Cathy focused on clients such as Nike, Coca Cola and Bell. Her leadership brought Cossette three gold Media Lions and an armful of numerous other awards, including four ‘Best in Show’ trophies at Canada’s Media Innovation Awards. She has enjoyed continued success at OMD with the agency being recognized in the Media Agency of the Year awards for four of the past five years.
Cathy is also very active in advancing the Canadian media industry. She is Vice Chair of Canadian Media Directors Council, Board Chair of numeris, Chairs the Canadian Young Media Lions competition and has judged many award shows including the Cannes Media Lions festival. Cathy also sits on the Canada Cannes board helping to inspire the Canadian media community to be recognized in Cannes