Weber Shandwick Canada has announced the appointment of Shafiq Jamal as Senior Vice President (SVP) and Managing Director for Vancouver as the agency looks to expand its presence in the market and service its growing roster of clients in Western Canada. In the new role, Shafiq will be responsible for propelling business growth and building the agency’s brand and business in Western Canada while contributing to national clients across Canada.
Prior to joining, Shafiq was Senior Vice President Edelman (who is currently having several senior level departures) where he worked for the last four years. Before that he held senior positions at the Retail Council of Canada, Hoggan + Associates, Best Buy Canada, Wilcox Group and the Canadian Red Cross Society.
Fun Fact: Shafiq is a Sherlockian at heart, and he collects memorabilia on the world’s most famous detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.