Managing Director Jim Koufis is a seasoned marketing professional known for his ability to position products leading to increased sales and increased brand awareness in the market.
Koufis has handled almost every type of marketing project at some point throughout his career and has worked with some of the world’s leading corporate brands as well as with someof Canada’s largest and most successful companies.
During his tenure at MacLaren McCann, Koufis received the Harrison K. McCann Leadership award for outstanding contribution, development and leadership. Koufis’ branding expertise at trade show exhibits have been recognized with awards for the Best Integrated Multi Media and Best in Class. Of late, the Canadian Public Relations Society’s Toronto chapter has awarded JGK’s clients the silver medal for Best Use of Media Relations (over $50,000) as well as an ACE Award for recognizing excellence in public relations. In addition, another one of JGK’s clients has been nominated in the Best Use of Media Relations (Over $50,000) category.
Jim is an active member in his community volunteering with both the United Way and Habitat for Humanity. He is also involved with the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC), is a marketing advisor for the Georgian College Canadian Automotive Institute and is President of the SEB (Self Employment Benefit) Alumni.
When Koufis is notworking or volunteering, he can be found enjoying a spin class at one of his hometown’s recreation centres.