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Livewire continues to grow with four new additions to the team

We are excited to welcome four new hires who have joined the Livewire team this summer – Phallon Hyckie, Andre Kecskemeti, Erin Saccomano, and Natasha Kathuria. 

The first of Livewire’s newest members is Phallon Hyckie, Executive Assistant to our President, Mark Attard. She comes to us with experience at Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts where she was an Executive Assistant to two Directors in the procurement department.  Most recently Phallon worked at an executive recruitment organization, where she worked in a similar capacity as an Executive Assistant to multiple Partners. Outside of the office, Phallon is an avid cyclist with her most recent adventure being an 843-kilometre trek across Iowa in just 7 days! Great job, Phallon!

We are also pleased to welcome the latest addition to the creative department, Erin Saccomano. Erin will be applying her inspiring creative philosophy to our client’s work in the capacity of Associate Creative Director, Writer. Erin comes to us with experience in both creative and brand management roles where her duties included managing a core team, writing, strategizing, and overseeing annual planning. Erin also co-owned and managed a boutique creative digital media company, writing and co-creating digital, video and print marketing campaigns. Social media, web, ecommerce? She’s been there too. And as a graduate of the University of Waterloo specializing in human resources and having held HR roles in the past, Erin brings invaluable insight to internal comms creative.

In the video department, we are excited to announce that Andre Kecskemeti is joining our team, full-time as inhouse editor/animator. Andre has spent the last 15 years working predominantly in post-production for some of Canada’s largest media companies and broadcasters including: Rogers, Bell and Cineplex. Before coming to Livewire, he was a Senior Editor with the CBC creating segments and animated openings for the Pan Am & Parapan AM Games and, for the Olympics (Rio & Sochi). Over the last couple of months at Livewire, he has worked on a variety of client projects on a contract basis and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome him full-time!

Lastly, we are excited to introduce the most recent addition to our team, Natasha Kathuria, who will be taking on the role of Director, People and Administration. Natasha comes to us having just lead the HR function for five very independent and diverse business units at her last company. She brings over 10 years of experience in HR and has a BA in Political Science with a minor in Human Resources Management from the University of Waterloo. Natasha also completed the Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate Program at Seneca and holds a CHRL designation. Outside of the office, Natasha lives brilliantly by enjoying weekend hikes with her puppy, Roxy, trying new recipes, and checking out new local restaurants.

Once again, welcome to the team, Phallon, Erin, Andre and Natasha!

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