Annual CMO Breakfast Event: SOLD OUT!

AMA Toronto’s annual CMO series looks to bring together leading marketing executives for a town hall conversation about the state of marketing


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American Marketing Association’s Toronto Chapter is a not-for-profit community of volunteer marketers who have been creating opportunities for personal and business growth for more than 60 years.

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American Marketing Association’s Toronto Chapter is a not-for-profit community of volunteer marketers who have been creating opportunities for personal and business growth for more than 60 years. Membership in AMA Toronto gives you an internationally recognized credential and access to the resources of the largest, internationally recognized marketing association with more than 20,000 members around the world.

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Annual CMO Breakfast Event

Loyalty One (7th Floor, Dubai Meeting Room), 351 King St E suite 200, Toronto, ON M5A 0L6 


AMA Toronto’s annual CMO series looks to bring together leading marketing executives for a town hall conversation about the state of marketing.


We will explore industry research studies such as the AMA Bi-annual CMO Survey, as well as using the lens of AMA’s Seven Big Problems, we will be asking each of the speakers to share their own company and personal view on what disruption means to them.  Our speakers span across industry segments and represent market leaders in Consumer Goods, Technology, Financial Services, Professional Services and Not for Profit.


This exciting event will take place at the LoyaltyOne head office on King Street East.


This event always sells out with over 100+ audience of Director+ attendees.


Our host for this event is AMA board member Craig Lund, President of Marketing Talent.


Our distinguished panelists:


Kaiwan Suntok is tKaiwan Suntokhe Director and Chief Marketing Officer of IBM in Canada.  He leads an integrated team of marketers responsible for brand marketing, product marketing, demand generation, digital and social marketing, market development and channel marketing.

His 23 year career at IBM spans several marketing and sales leadership roles in Canada, North America and globally. Extensive experience in marketing, face-to-face and digital sales, hardware and services in rapidly growing areas like cloud and AI provides a deep foundation for Kaiwan to leverage all elements of the marketing mix to deliver significant value and innovation for clients while creating and growing markets for IBM.




Clinton BraganzaAs Chief Marketing Officer, Clinton Braganza  is responsible for the strategic direction and execution of Scotiabank’s global marketing strategy.  Clinton joined Scotiabank in 2014 as Senior Vice-President of Canadian Marketing, a role he held until his appointment to CMO in 2018. Previously, Clinton held progressively senior positions within financial marketing including Vice President, Head of Brand Marketing for  Canada and the UK with Capital One; Account Director with Grey Advertising; and managing the Membership Rewards Program at American Express. 

Clinton has been asked to sit on the Judging Panel for several marketing achievement awards, including the Canadian Marketing Association Awards, the Effies, and the Midas Awards.



Pina Sciarra leadsPina Sciarra the CMO Advisory practice for PwC Canada working with a team of marketing experts and a panel of career CMOs to help organizations across all industries increase the impact of Marketing and Brand Strategy, drive growth across all key metrics, establish more control over the marketing value chain and reduce waste.  


Pina also leads the CPG industry consulting practice for Canada working with CEOs on growth transformations, cost take out strategies across all functions and building capabilities to become more agile and digitally enabled to better compete.




CChristine Jakovcichristine Jakovcic joined Kellogg's Canada Inc. as Vice President, Marketing and Nutrition in 2018. In this role, she is responsible for developing portfolio strategies to deliver long-term, sustainable growth.  She is a member of the Canadian Leadership Team, as well as the Global Marketing Leadership Team for Kellogg Company.


Christine has held a variety of marketing leadership roles prior to joining Kellogg's Canada.  She spent six years at Molson Coors, most recently as Chief Marketing and Consumer Excellence Officer where she had P&L responsibility and strategic oversight of brand marketing, innovation, insights, media and portfolio.  She also led the development of the company’s national revenue management capability.



Special thanks to the Empathy Media Consulting group as our major sponsor of this event.

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Presenting: The Marketing Networking Group



Welcome to AMA-Toronto Marketing Networking Group, an exclusive member community where we help build meaningful connections.


Networking is one of the most valuable and important aspects for an effective career management. A recent AMA study shows that on average, an ineffective career management reduces lifetime earnings by 35% and results in less job satisfaction and advancement opportunity. At AMA-Toronto, we want to help you advance your career, and that´s why we have created our own Marketing Networking Group for our community.


Face to face meetings are essential for long term business and professional relationships. The Marketing Networking Group is an opportunity for you to connect with like-minded professionals, learn and share market knowledge, gain valuable industry insights and build camaraderie.



Join us!


Our members-only meetings take place once a month (every last Wednesday of the month), at a location around the city.


Attendance is free and refreshments are provided.


We share the details of the meeting through our membership list, our private LinkedIn group, and by special Invitation only.





Your network is one of the most valuable assets for advancing your career. Get started by becoming a member of the AMA.


For more details, contact us at

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Legendary Leadership Series

Revival Bar, 783 College Street, Toronto M6G 1C5 


The Marketing Hall of Legends was created to honour Canadians who have dedicated their lives to the pursuit of excellence in the field of marketing and to inspire and build marketing leaders as well as future legends. AMA Toronto has expanded this property to give the community direct access to our inducted legends through this new series of events; Legendary Leadership. These events will help us understand how their ideas and contributions to marketing and brand building have made a tremendous impact in the marketplace.

Who will be in the hot seat? Stay tuned for more information.

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