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Name  Alan Quarry
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Education  University of Western Ontario

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Alan Quarry (born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian Marketing communications executive and the CEO of Quarry Integrated Communications. In 2009, he was named Entrepreneur in Residence at Wilfrid Laurier University.


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In 1988, Quarry became majority shareholder and president of Quarry Advertising (later renamed Quarry Integrated Communications), an advertising agency started by his father, Robert. In 2007, he shifted roles to become Chairman and “Chief Enthusiasm Officer” of the organization.

Quarry obtained his BA in English and History from the University of Western Ontario. He was the Manager, Corporate Communications of Canada Trust (now TD Canada Trust) before joining Quarry Advertising in 1983.

Educational and community involvement

Quarry has taught undergraduate and master’s-level business students at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is also an instructor in the Executive MBA program at the University of Windsor.

Quarry has been a long-time member of the marketing and communications board of the charitable organization The Kitchener and Waterloo Community foundation. He has also served as a member of the communications committee of the United Way of Kitchener-Waterloo and Area. He is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Committee, Laurier School of Business and Economics.


  • Advertising Agency Network International – Past President (2000)
  • Canadian Institute of Communications and Advertising – Director (1995-1998)
  • Trans-Canada Advertising Agency Network – Past President (2 times: 1990 and 2006)
  • Conestoga College Graphic Arts and Advertising program – Member of the professional advisory board
  • University of Waterloo – Member of the Chancellor’s Circle, Assistant Chair, Advisory Committee, Faculty of Arts
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year - nominated as a regional candidate in 1998, 2008
  • Member of University of Waterloo Stratford Campus Advisory Board
  • References

    Alan Quarry Wikipedia

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