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2021-04-02
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Marie-Eve Best, Isabelle Chrun and Anne-Marie Brouillette join Republik

Marie-Eve Best, Isabelle Chrun, and Anne-Marie Brouillette recently joined the Republik team, which is currently experiencing the largest growth in its history. They respectively occupy the positions of Creative Director, Senior Strategist, and Creative Lead, Design.

The last few months have been very important for the agency, which has reviewed all of its services in order to better meet market demand. To diversify its expertise and support its team in these changes, it has recruited three women with impressive backgrounds who each occupy key roles within different teams.

"We are very happy to have found three people who, in addition to being super relevant and skilled, are aligned with our mission to build brands for a better future. With them, our team is now ready to continue its expansion." - Vincent Fortin, President

Marie-Eve Best, as Creative Director

It is as Creative Director that Marie-Eve Best (McCann, Bleublancrouge) joined Republik a few weeks ago. She has over 15 years of experience in brand transformation, content, and advertising, with 5 years of creative leadership under her belt. She is the first woman to hold this role at Republik. She also sits on the executive team with whom she will work to grow the agency, starting with her creative team.

“It took me about 15 minutes to realize that Republik and I share the same values and the sincere belief that brands can change the world. Republik is an agency that surpasses intentions and expects the same from its clients. This is what justifies our approach, which, beyond working on the message, also conceives the action that justifies it. This approach is so rewarding and empowering." - Marie-Eve Best, Creative Director

Isabelle Chrun, as Senior Strategist

Isabelle (Sid Lee, Taxi, Sportlogiq), who has more than 10 years of experience in strategy in internationally recognized agencies and start-ups, officially joins Republik as Senior Strategist. Her mandate is to elevate the proprietary methodology Creating Social Capital™ through various projects and from the onset indicated her interest in helping Republik become a more inclusive agency. A member of a cultural minority herself, she has always made a point of working to provide more visibility to under-represented communities. She was also appointed head of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

"If advertising can convince the world to buy things they don't need, imagine how beneficial its power can be to mankind! It is surrounded by colleagues whose integrity and beliefs deserve to be highlighted that I finally get closer to the very concept of my job: getting away from the Mad Men era and much closer to the people. All the people." - Isabelle Chrun, Senior Strategist

Anne-Marie Brouillette, as Creative Lead, Design

It is with more than 10 years of experience in design and artistic direction that Anne-Marie (Valtech Canada, co-founder of Swell Mtl) joins the Republik team. The agency’s raison d'être has attracted those who want to work with brands that have chosen smart and sustainable design. As Creative Lead of the design team, her mandate is to develop it. She also quickly expressed her desire to change internal practices, in particular by becoming head of the green committee born with the aim of finding solutions to decarbonizing the agency’s digital practices.

“If it weren't for Republik and their creative team fighting to get things done, I would never have gone back to an agency. With Republik, I want to deconstruct the clichés linked to the culture of design, build a team that leaves the ego aside, while perfecting a branding offer that uses design as a tool for change and a sustainable solution." - Anne-Marie Brouillette, Creative Lead, Design

Looking for new talents who put their convictions to work

Republik launched its latest recruitment campaign a few weeks ago, aiming to recruit 12 new people to complete its team. The agency is currently seeking to fill several permanent positions in creation, design, consulting, human relations, and strategy to complement its team. Check the job postings for full details.

About Republik

Republik is a creative agency at the crossroads of creativity and impact. Its raison d'être is to give meaning to the growth of brands, through the Creation of Social Capital™. It is the first B-Corp certified agency in Quebec and was named Best for the World in the "Employee" category in 2019, in addition to being a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact and a member of the Global Compact Network of Canada.

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