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Friday Morning Stir

-Steve Harmer, formerly GM of Blast Radius Toronto has now been appointed managing director of Wunderman Toronto and will lead combined efforts for both agencies on accounts including Kraft and Microsoft.

-Ladies and gents, welcome Finien, a new L.A.-based operation that specializes in naming, identity and digital design for brand launches (see slick self-promo above). link

-Minus a review, Cali-based, possibly hipster-supported Interbike International Bicycle Expo, a division of Nielsen Expositions, has selected TDA_Boulder as its first-ever agency of record. Print and online advertising is expected to break this month.

-Mindshare alum Nadine Young has joined Aegis Media-backed strategic comms unit Vizeum in the newly created role of chief strategy officer.

-So long, McDonald’s Angus Third-Pounder, we hardly knew ya (and we mean that). link

-D.C.-based shop Bully Pulpit Interactive has hired Kate Kochman, who previously worked with Rahm Emanuel before and during his tenure at the White House, as its new chief operating officer.

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