Rick Smith
November 16, 2016

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Rick Smith

Rick has spent most of his life in the advertising and marketing fields holding senior positions at some of the world’s top advertising agencies. Early in his career, Rick spent nine years at Ogilvy & Mather learning his craft. He subsequently moved on to several top positions in the industry including Senior Vice President positions at BBDO, MacLaren McCann and Saatchi & Saatchi.

Rick eventually rose to the position of President of a division of MacLaren McCann Canada. He is experienced in multiple categories including Finance, Technology, Health Care, Retail, Automotive aftermarket and Consumer Packaged Goods. Rick now runs his own company, Tru Story Brand Strategy & Creative, which he designed to bring top level marketing and communications services and experience to small and medium companies at a local level.