TORONTO, CA // With nearly 20 years in the industry, Dave's career has seen him in senior creative roles, leading teams at Canada's most awarded agencies as well as spending time abroad.
A graduate of OCAD, Dave started out creating insight-driven work for Lexus, Toyota, Mackenzie Financial, and The Children's Aid Society. He then accepted a posting to London, where he continued to work on successful campaigns for British clients Hamlet Cigars, McEwan’s Lager, Hampton Court Palace, and the Tower of London.
Since returning to his homeland (Canada), Dave has developed a diverse array of work for an equally-diverse roster of clients including McDonalds, General Mills, Lexus, Stella Artois, Budweiser, Alexander Keith's, WestJet, Coca-Cola, and Molson.
His work has been awarded both nationally and internationally including Gold and Silver awards from The Cannes International Advertising Festival, The One Show, Clios, CA, D&AD and Media Innovation Awards. In 2005 his work for the Canadian Film Center was the number two most award campaign in the world. He more recently won a D&AD pencil for his work on Johnnie Walker Blue’s ‘The Gentlemen’s wager’.
Formally Dave was co-creative chief at Lowe Roche. He and his long time creative collaborator Pete Breton are now co-ECDs at Anomaly Toronto currently overseeing work on Nike, Spotify, Budweiser, Bud light, Hershey’s, Johnnie Walker and Converse.