Kaiser Lachance Communications (KLC) has announced today that Janine Allen has been promoted to the newly-created position of General Manager. In this new role, Janine will manage the day-to-day operations of the Toronto office, reporting directly to the agency partners (Anne Lachance and David Kaiser)
Janine joined Kaiser Lachance Communications in July of 2015, and since that time has demonstrated strong leadership and management skills, both with clients and colleagues. Having recently served as the Senior Director of Marketing at Sears Canada, and prior to that, as a Vice President at a global communications agency, Janine brings expertise and experience in many facets of marketing and corporate communications. Over the past year she has also been a major contributor to the firm’s business development efforts.
With more than a decade of leadership in the industry on both agency and client side, Janine’s communications capabilities span retail, financial, technology, payments, professional services, real estate, travel and tourism, non-profit and food and beverage sectors. She also led a multinational PR agency’s consumer marketing practice group in Toronto, where her clients benefited from her extensive experience in issues and crisis management, stakeholder, media, employee and investor communications, reputation management, product marketing and social media.
Fun Fact: During university Janine was the only female pizza delivery person. A job that she attributes to having helped pushed her out of her comfort zone.