TORONTO: GCI Canada has named Leslie Taschner as VP and practice leader for technology. Taschner most recently worked at Hill & Knowlton where she led the technology communication practice. Her experience also includes working in both Canada and the United States within the B2B and Enterprise technology sectors.
GCI Canada launches public affairs practice
TORONTO: GCI Canada has launched a public affairs practice. The practice will be led by Ken Boessenkool, who joins the firm from Hill & Knowlton Canada where he was national practice director for public affairs. Jamie Carroll, who will be VP of the practice and based in Ottawa, also joins from H&K Canada where he was senior counselor in the public affairs practice. Both men have also worked in positions with the Canadian government.