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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.


Nicole Bellam

Nicole Bellam

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.

Esmaa Benseddik

Esmaa Benseddik

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.

Sandra Gharbi

Evie Bouras

Analyst, ASC Clearance Services, Food, Cosmetics and Consumer Drug Sections
Called to the Quebec and Ontario bar in June 2015, Evie graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) in common law and a Licentiate (LL.L) in civil law. As an articling student, she worked extensively with many government agencies dealing with food, drug and NHP labelling and advertising.

Jean Larivière

Jean Larivière

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.

Dan Perry

Dan Perry

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.

Ruta Rozentals

Ruta Rozentals

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.

Louise Swift

Louise Swift

Senior Analyst, ASC Clearance Services, Food, Consumer Drug and Cosmetic Sections
Louise has more than fifteen years of experience in advertising copy clearance review in the areas of food, cosmetics and consumer drugs. Prior to joining ASC in 1992, she spent five years as a Food Specialist with Consumer and Corporate Affairs Canada in labelling and advertising compliance. She holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Chemistry from the University of Guelph. Louise is fully bilingual.

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