Founded in 2002, COPP Marketing + Design is a full-service marketing agency based in Waterloo, Ontario, with offices and complete bilingual services through our Montreal office. We have in-house capabilities to handle every creative and digital marketing assignment.
We work with a variety of clients to grow and enhance brands for increased leads and sales, creating strategies for breakthrough work in digital marketing, web development, video and design. We work hard to earn our clients’ trust. Most of our clients have been with us for many years, enjoying sustained growth and success in the marketplace. We’d love the opportunity to work with you and your team.
Also unique for a smaller agency, we have international marketing credentials and expertise. The co-founders spent time at global advertising agencies Saatchi & Saatchi in Europe and Fallon Worldwide in the USA. Take advantage of a small agency with big project experience!
Copp | Co-Founder
Director of Strategy and Branding
Before co-founding COPP in 2002, Chris had 15 years in executive marketing positions, first with Fallon McElligott (USA Agency Of The Year, twice), and later in Canada with media companies, Southam and Torstar. He brings high-level experience in all aspects of marketing and communications, including brand strategy development and copywriting for major accounts such as Coca-Cola, Ralston Purina, and American Brands. Chris has a BA in Film and Media and an MBA specializing in Marketing.
Brdjanin | Co-Founder
Darko’s career began in Europe working as an art director with Saatchi and Saatchi, and as a consultant and assistant professor in advertising and design. In Canada he quickly established new credentials working as senior art director on leading accounts including Enbridge/Consumers Gas, Environment Canada, Natural Resources Canada, and Progistix (former division of Bell Canada). Darko holds a Bachelors degree from the Sarajevo Fine Art Academy, and a Masters degree in Product Design from the Universita Internazionale Dell’Arte in Florence, Italy.
Hall | Senior Art Director
Doug has over ten years experience in branding and website design. Eight years working for agencies in New York and Dallas, including Bernhardt Fudyma Design Group and Click Here, a division of the Richards Group. Doug’s BFA in Communication Design is from Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas.
Pijanovic | Art Director
Graduate of Graphic Design at Durham College that has worked professionally for over 12 years. Marijana has won several prestigious awards for design from notable organizations such as OHBA, SAMMY and CHBA. Marijana has worked with many reputable clients including Monarch Homes, Skyline Resorts, Ashcroft and many other companies around the GTA and Canada.
Robere | Senior Developer
A graduate of Multimedia Production at Confederation College in Thunder Bay, ON, Danny is an accomplished front-end web developer and content management system expert with over seven years of professional industry experience.
Scian | Digital / Social Media
Linnea is a digital and content marketer with experience in both tech and non-profit organizations. She specializes in developing content that drives organic traffic and conversions. She also manages social media campaigns and paid search efforts for clients. Linnea has a BA in Law from Carleton University, and a graduate diploma in Integrated Marketing Communications from Conestoga College.
Kocemba | Strategic Partner / Montreal
John specializes in brand strategy and using social media to build meaningful relationships with consumers, particularly in the highly competitive home products marketplace. John has held executive marketing roles in entrepreneurial and blue-chip businesses, and helped companies straddle French/English markets and Canadian/US markets with success. John has a BA from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from McGill University. He conducts meetings and presentations in both English and French.
Slack | Copywriter
Jill has been copywriting for over ten years. She holds a Double Honours Major in Mass Communication and Psychology and an Honours Diploma in Creative Advertising. She says, “If you can name it, I’ve written it. Seriously.” Jill’s written everything from traditional communications to interactive gaming to phone scripts. Her areas of focus include: Branding, DM, Radio, Web, Print, DM, POP, B2B and B2E.