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ACA GOLD MEDAL AWARD

Bill Moir to receive 2014 Gold Medal Award

Bill MoirThe Association of Canadian Advertisers is pleased to announce that the 2014 ACA Gold Medal will be awarded to Bill Moir, Chief Brand and Marketing Officer for Tim Hortons.

Moir has seen the company grow from 500 stores to nearly 4,500 in his 24 year tenure. He is respected as a pivotal figure in building one of the nations most beloved and iconic brands, taking its place in the popular ‘moose, mountains and Mounties’ mindset of Canadians everywhere.

Moir will be presented with his award at the 2014 Marketing Awards gala, to be held May 29, 2014 at the Carlu in Toronto. ACA members enjoy a 20% discount for individual tickets to the event.

Read the media release.

First presented in 1941, the ACA Gold Medal Award is the Canadian marketing industry’s most prestigious honour. It is awarded to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of marketing communications in Canada.

The ACA Gold Medal Award is:

  • Open to all individuals in activities that have an impact on marketing communications in Canada (client marketers, agencies, media, researchers, academics, associations, etc.);
  • Awarded for a single achievement, or for accomplishments over time; and
  • Awarded to a candidate whose contribution represents a measurable, distinctive advancement in the practice of marketing communications in Canada.

The 2013 ACA Gold Medal Award was presented to Phillip Donne.

ACA Gold Medal Award Recipients
(1941-2013)
W.A. Lydiatt (1941)
H.R. Cockfield* (1942)
J.E. Sampson (1943)
B.W. Keightley (1944)
J.R. Robertson* (1945)
Emile Jean (1946)
I.R. Greene (1947)
G. Alec Phare (1948)
L.E. Phenner (1949)
John Martin (1950)
Lee Trenholme* (1951)
N. Roy Perry (1952)
A.J. Casson (1953)
M.M. Shneckenburger,
J.S. Feggans (1954)
G. Warren Brown (1955)
W.J. Campbell (1956)
E.V. Rechnitzer (1957)
The Hon. William Hamilton (1958)
H.H. Rimmer (1959)
H.H. Rimmer (1960)
William E. Trimble* (1961)
William E. Williams (1962)
Allan B. Yeates (1963)
C. Warren Reynolds (1964)
R.A. Barford (1965)
Harry E. Foster (1966)
Mayor Jean Drapeau (1967)
W. Harold Poole (1968)
Bryan Vaughan (1969)
J.F. Glasier (1970)
W.D. Byles (1971)
Ralph G. Draper* (1972)
Robert A. McAlear (1973)
Robert E. Oliver (1974)
John M. Gould*, A.Z. Pengelly (1975)
Allan E. Ross (1976)
Madeleine St. Jacques (1977)
Denis Jotcham (1978)
Wm. J. Harris (1979)
Jack N. Milne (1980)
Les McMahon (1981)
Tom Blakely (1982)
Paul L’Anglais*,
Yves Bourassa*,
W.D.H. Davis (1983)
Hugh Dow, Michael Kennerley (1984)
Jacques Bouchard, David Hopkins (1985)
Robert E. Harris (1986)
Ross A. McCreath (1987)
Paul Mulvihill*,
Claude Cossette (1988)
Robert J. Galloway (1989)
Rupert T.R. Brendon (1990)
Ann Boden (1991)
Stuart Eaton (1992)
Lloyd Hodgkinson (1993)
Claude Lessard (1994)
E. Peter Elwood, Peter G. Swain (1995)
Maurice Brisebois, John Foss (1996)
Peter Beresford (1997)
Sunni Boot (1998)
Hugo Powell (1999)
David Harrison (2002)
Frank Palmer (2003)
John Cassaday (2004)
Ed Marra (2005)
Dr. Alan C. Middleton (2012)
Philip E. Donne (2013)
* Awarded posthumously
 
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