ASC Clearance Services Team
The ASC Clearance Services team has a depth of experience and expertise across all five categories of advertising preclearance.
Review services are available in both French and English and are carried out by analysts who are experts in their respective
fields and have extensive knowledge of advertising and communications. Each ASC analyst is dedicated to working collaboratively,
consultatively and responsively to help advertisers meet applicable regulatory requirements and industry guidelines.
To reach a member of the ASC Clearance Services team, call 416-961-6311 or click here to send an email.
Vice President, ASC Clearance Services
Nicole has more than 20 years experience in advertising, most recently as Group Account Director, Vice-President, in the
agency world. She has worked with a wide range of large national and international clients in agencies in Montreal and
Toronto. She has acquired expertise in a number of relevant business sectors, including packaged goods, restaurants
and cosmetics. Nicole, who holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Concordia University, is fluently bilingual, and has
an excellent knowledge of communications in English and French markets.
Analyst, ASC Clearance Services, Consumer Drug Section
Esmaa holds a post-graduate certificate in Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs from Humber College and a B.Sc. in Biology
from York University. Before joining ASC, she worked in regulatory affairs for 6 years, most recently in the Medical Devices
and Diagnostics Division of Johnson & Johnson Inc. Esmaa is fully bilingual.
Analyst, ASC Clearance Services, Food Section
Sandra, a Registered Dietician, holds a Master of Science degree in Nutrition Communications from Ryerson University. Before joining ASC,
she conducted quality assurance audits of food preparation facilities and interned at Nestlé Canada Inc. Sandra is fully bilingual and reviews
French and English-language Food Advertising.
Senior Analyst, ASC Clearance Services, Children’s, Alcoholic Beverage and Food Sections & Client Services Manager
Jean currently reviews advertising for food and non-alcoholic beverages, alcoholic beverages and children’s advertising. He is fully
bilingual and has been with ASC since 1999. Through the Institute of Communication Agencies, he holds a Communications and Advertising
Accredited Professional (CAAP) designation. Jean attended the University of Ottawa where he studied History and Communications.
Senior Analyst, ASC Clearance Services, Children's, Alcoholic Beverages and Cosmetic Sections
Dan holds a Master of Arts degree from the University of Toronto. Before joining ASC, Dan was a support and content
specialist for a music retail company, a newspaper copy editor and a university communications officer. Dan is fully bilingual.
Senior Analyst, ASC Clearance Services, Consumer Drug and Cosmetic Sections
Ruta is a licensed pharmacist with more than 18 years of pharmacy experience. She is a graduate of the Pharmacy (BSc. Pharm)
program at the University of Toronto and is a member of the Ontario Pharmacists' Association and the Canadian Pharmacists Association.