About Us

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We are an integrated sales and marketing company with an exclusive partnership of retail stores in TTC & path networks. Kontact builds in store marketing and distribution programs that engage consumers and drives purchases and pick up. Our exclusive relationship with gateway newsstands and international newsstands offers exclusive access to TTC and path, reaching over 1.8 million people daily for your clients’ engagement.

Meet The Team

Irene Patterson Partner
Irene is a strategic-thinking marketing and communications professional with a 30 year career in newspaper and magazine publishing. She has a proven record of successful achievements in publishing, advertising, media, marketing, production and distribution. Her most recent role was President of Compass Media Group. Irene is a solid communicator and motivator with a strong ability to develop diverse teams to deliver optimum performance.
Rob Delvallet Partner
With over 11 years experience in media logistics and distribution consulting, Rob has developed an invaluable and unmatched knowledge base in distribution restructuring and efficiencies’ implementation. Rob’s media distribution restructuring include 2003 National Post for Kingston market; 2005 Daily News, Nova Scotia; and Metro Newspapers for the four Eastern Canadian markets. Through the restructuring process, the associated companies were able to substantially reduce operating costs and maximized existing labour efficiencies. Rob’s strengths include logistic evaluation, distribution model development and implementation and identification of best practices and growth potential.
Carol Peddie Partner
Carol is an accomplished business leader with expertise in the publishing, online, sales and distribution sectors. Carol was formerly Vice President, Group Publisher of Business Ventures at Torstar Corporation, where she was responsible for a portfolio of businesses among which was Metro Canada and Sing Tao (Canada’s largest daily Chinese newspaper) and numerous other print and online businesses. Having begun her career working on the agency side of the businesses, Carol helps ensure Kontact Marketing Group provides creative integrated solutions for clients.
 Scott Nicoll   Account Director
Bringing change to the experiential, outdoor digital and freely distributed publication marketplace, Scott leverages his many years of experience in the print industry with Kontact Marketing Group. Scott’s award winning sales career has been built on his empathy for customer needs combined with the skill to marry these needs to a unique solution. Scott is equally comfortable discussing IT challenges and marketing solutions and brings fresh ideas to help broaden the reach of his clients products and messaging. Call Scott today to discuss growing your bottom line.
 Grant Wells   Account Director
A successful Sales and Sales Management Professional with 20+ years experience in the publishing industry working with Canada’s leading periodicals in newspaper (national and local), magazines, custom formats and FSI printing and distribution. Grant has been an Ambassador for publishing interests; Active International, Quebecor Media, Osprey Media, Formula Media Group, Southam Newspaper Group, Globe and Mail and Metroland. A solid performer recognized among clients and peers for creativity, resourcefulness and competence as a leader who consistently provides the right solutions to satisfy client needs. A consummate revenue generating Executive who has collaborated with top blue chip corporations in Canada including: Ford, Rogers, TD Canada Trust, Canadian Cancer Society, Hyundai, Dell, Staples, Ontario Government and P&G.
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