MSLGROUP has appointed Gayla Brock-Woodland as President for its Canadian operations. Gayla was formerly the Managing Director of the unit that has offices in Toronto and Montreal. In her new role, Gayla will continue to report to Renee Wilson, President, North America, and will look to further expand the agency’s Canadian business into new regions and business streams.
Over the last decade, Gayla has led the public relation firm’s Canadian operations, she established the consumer practice as part of the predecessor firm, winning important agency of record assignments along the way.
Over the course of her 25-year career as a professional communicator, she has performed in both the private and public sectors. She is a former journalist, and a top issues manager. Her experience spans consumer, corporate and healthcare. She has worked for leading Canadian companies in sectors that have ranged from retail, consumer products, telecommunications, insurance, energy, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and education.