For Immediate Release


Toronto, Ontario, June 15, 2015 – The Advertising & Design Club of Canada (ADCC) is pleased to announce the organization’s new board executive, including its new President and Vice-President.

Chad Borlase, Creative Director at SapientNitro, has been named the new ADCC President, while Stéphane Monnet, Creative Director at Monnet Design, has been named as the organization’s new Vice-President. Rounding out the new executive are Fidel Peña, Creative Director/Co-Founder of Underline Studio, who served as president for the past 2 years, as ADCC Chair; and Lisa Greenberg, VP/Creative Director at Leo Burnett, Toronto as ADCC Secretary.

The Club’s executive will continue to work with current directors including:Adrian Belina, Partner/Creative Director, Jam3; Brent Choi, Chief Creative and Integration Officer, JWT; Jordan Doucette, Executive Creative Director, Edelman; Vanessa Eckstein, Creative Director, Blok Design; Nellie Kim, Creative Director,  lg2; Gilbert Li, Principal, The Office of Gilbert Li; Paul Little, Executive Creative Director, Camp Jefferson; Andrew Simon, Chief Creative Officer, Cundari; Amin Todai, President/Chief Creative Officer, OneMethod Digital + Design and Partner, Bensimon Byrne; and Harland Weiss, Partner & Executive Producer, OPC.

“The quality of the board means we can continue the exchange of ideas and forge a strong sense of community among advertising, design and production professionals across the nation,” said Chad Borlase. “We will continue to push the craft of our industry and keep the work at an international level for Canada.”

“The next couple years are going to be an exciting time for the ADCC,” added Stéphane Monnet. “It’s an honour to continue to work to advance the mandate of the Club with a group of such incredibly dedicated and talented people. I’m looking forward to working with the board and the creative community to extend the reach of the Club and promote excellence in our fields.”

About The ADCC
The Advertising & Design Club of Canada (ADCC), founded in 1948, is a non-profit, non-political group dedicated to encouraging excellence in Canadian advertising and design. The Club’s overall goals are simply these: to inspire creativity, to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, to forge a sense of community and integrity among advertising and design professionals. The ADCC runs an annual national awards program and the Directions 2015 annual show.


ADCC Directions 2015 Annual Awards Show – November 19th
The ADCC’s 66th annual awards
Thursday, November 19th
Koerner Hall at The Royal Conservatory of Music, TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning
273 Bloor Street West, Toronto
Tickets will go on sale in September!

For more information, please contact Michelle Ovcaric at the ADCC office.
Phone: 416-423-4113