Tim Kavander

Tim Kavander

Group Creative Director at Publicis Toronto

Toronto, Canada


Tim joined Publicis in 2007 to provide creative leadership as the Group Creative Director on Rogers, Canada’s leading telco and one of the biggest advertisers in the country.

Tim has spent the past 20 plus years as a writer and creative director of numerous award winning campaigns celebrated at home and abroad including work in CA, Cannes, and The One Show to name a few.

Prior to Publicis, he was SVP co-Creative Director responsible for establishing Arnold Worldwide in Toronto and quickly grew that shop into one of the top 5 most awarded agencies in Canada for 5 years running.

His formative experiences also included a few years at the highly regarded boutique agency Roche Macauley & Partners during which time they were named Ad Age’s International Agency of the year.

Sector Experience


EVP, Creative Director

Toronto, Canada
June 2014 - Present (3 years)

Group Creative Director

Toronto, Canada
2007 - June 2014 (7 years 5 months)
Creative Director on the Rogers Account. Oversee all creative development across all lines of business - cable, internet, wireless, network, lobbying. I make sure it all hangs together; everything from the TV, print, and radio to the digital ads, social media, in-store and packaging design.

SVP, Creative Director

Arnold Worldwide Canada
Toronto, Canada
2002 - 2007 (5 years)

Group Creative Director

Leo Burnett Toronto
Toronto, Canada
2000 - 2002 (2 years)

Senior Writer

Roche Macauley & Partners
1998 - 2000 (2 years)

Associate Creative Director

Y&R Canada
Toronto, Canada
1992 - 1998 (6 years)

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