TORONTO — Golin has promoted Lindsay Peterson to the newly created regional role of Canada managing director.

Peterson is charged with overseeing Golin’s efforts across Canada, which includes most notably growing new and existing business. She reports to president & COO Gary Rudnick.

Peterson is based in Golin’s Canadian headquarters in Toronto, which she helped launch and has overseen as executive director since 2016.

She oversees a team of approximately 25 employees who work across sectors in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal. Golin Canada clients include Ferrero, PetSmart, Staples Canada and Novartis.

Said Rudnick: “Lindsay is an exemplary leader with a proven track record of building trusted client relationships and converting new business. What started with just one client in Toronto has quickly blossomed into one of our fastest growing offices in North America. Given her success, expertise and passion for our business, Lindsay is the ideal leader to take Golin Canada to the next level.”