Stephan Argent is founder of The Argedia Group – Canada’s leading agency management consultancy – helping marketers maximize their value from agency relationships through agency search, agency evaluation, contract negotiation and problem resolution.

Under his leadership, Stephan has managed agency search, evaluation and contract negotiation for some of Canada’s most iconic brands, including: Air Canada, Home Depot, Lindt + Sprungli, Loblaws, Shoppers Drugmart, Tim Hortons, Ontario Lottery + Gaming, Telus, VIA Rail, Wal-Mart and others.

Before founding the Argedia Group in 2010, Stephan was head of digital media for CHUM Television and later promoted to Vice President, Digital Media for CTV, following the company’s acquisition by CTVglobemedia. There he architected online strategy across more than 100 television and radio channels, creating Canada’s largest online multi-channel video offering. Prior to CHUM, Stephan held several senior agency positions in both Canada and the United States.

Stephan is also a private pilot, tsunami survivor and extensive world traveler. More on Twitter follow @ArgediaGroup