Debbie Drutz is the President of Novus Canada, North American’s premiere Print and OOH Specialist agency. Novus leverages media services, geo-spatial planning and analytic capabilities to provide comprehensive media strategy programs to allow brands to reach their audiences where they are. Bringing over 20 years of extensive knowledge in the industry, Debbie joined Novus to shape the strategy and vision of the company, and to lend her expertise to driving growth for Novus and its partners. Debbie has a deep passion and enthusiasm for media, and excels in not only understanding audiences’ focus, but also in building effective and collaborative teams that can execute Novus’ mission.
Prior to Novus, Debbie held several leadership positions within Bell Media, where she led several teams to deliver innovative media solutions, campaigns and exceptional service. Her previous experience includes directorial roles in Rogers Communications and Astral Media Radio respectively.
Debbie holds several certificates, including a Program on Negotiation & Leadership through the Harvard Law School and a Mental Health Leadership Certificate from Queens University, and was awarded Best in Sales in 2016 from www.Notable.com. She currently serves on the board of directors for the DPAA.
Debbie holds an MBA from Ivey Business School (2018), a Statistical Science Degree from the University of Western Ontario (1998) and graduated with the Award of Excellence, at Humber College’s Media Sales Post Graduate Diploma Program (1999). Outside of media, she is a certified spin instructor and has a passion for dance and fitness.