He finds gaps and opportunities for brand growth, develops and implements integrated brands, and creates marketing and communication strategies that increase brand value, profitability and growth. His brand-building techniques includes:

  • brand audits
  • market opportunity mapping
  • competitive analysis
  • mapping, segmentation & profiling
  • market research

In more than 20 years in the business, Aziz has marketed countries, economic zones, tourism destinations, financial services, packaged goods, telecom, real estate, automotive, healthcare, retail, hospitality, not-for-profit and government services.

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Canada:

  • Lakefield College School: Worked with stakeholders (the board, faculty, parents and alumni) to help Lakefield College School differentiate itself from other private boarding schools and increase enrollment in the early years
  • Air Canada: Informed Air Canada’s marketing strategy for their Montreal to Casablanca and Toronto to Dubai routes
  • Wind Mobile (not Freedom): Identified a profitable niche segmenting opportunity for WIND Mobile’s unlimited roaming product
  • Henkle: Researched Contractors, Tradesmen and DIYers to help develop Henkel’s Canadian marketing and brand strategy for their construction Adhesives and Sealants
  • Collins Barrow: Helped Collins Barrow leverage their ‘trusted advisor’ equity to position their new downstream ‘employee benefits insurance’ product for small and medium businesses
  • Chartwell Retirement Residence: Engaged seniors and retirees to uncover insights and develop a brand strategy for Chartwell’s new “aging in place” concept
  • Loblaw Companies Limited: Conducted primary and secondary research to provide a deep analysis of the Loblaw’s competition in the grocery arena, specifically from independent stores

Of interest...

  • Business Mentor, Futurepreneur Canada, previously Canadian Youth Business Foundation (2012 – present)
  • Sessional faculty, University of Guelph-Humber (2016 – present)

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Education & qualifications

  • Certified Management Consultant, Canadian Association of Management Consultants (2014)
  • MBA in Strategic Marketing, McMaster University (2002)
  • Communications and Advertising Accredited Professional, Institute of Communication Agencies (1997)
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Bombay (Mumbai) University, India (1988)

Affiliations & recognitions

  • Member Canadian Association of Management (2012)
  • Global Healthcare Award (2007)
  • MENA Crystal Award (2006)
  • Cannes Finalist (2005)
  • New York Festivals (2005)