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Friday Morning Stir

-Andrew Simon, formerly partner/chief creative officer at Toronto-based Blammo Worldwide, has taken the CCO role at fellow Canadian agency, Cundari.

-Cheil Worldwide has hired Jordan Waid, who previously served as creative director on Ford Europe while at London shop Inferno, as ECD for its Munich-based design house/innovation lab, Mind Design Laboratory (MD Lab).

-If you have  about eight minutes to spare, here’s a behind-the-scenes look at Cutwater’s PSA installment for Today/Ad Council starring co-host Savannah Guthrie. See the rest of the Today PSAs here.

-For the female creative directors out there, Boulder is hosting a “3% Event” on Feb. 28 (promo above). link

-The National Advertising Benevolent Society is on the hunt to find the “ten remarkable unsung heroes of the advertising and media world” as part of its centenary celebration. link

-Here is a “long list” of Nike’s “tainted sponsorships.” link

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