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Monday Odds and Ends

-Shannon Hartley, managing partner at Publicis Groupe’s Rosetta, was tapped to serve as vertical leader for the agency’s Healthcare practice.

-Here’s an interesting One Show Young Ones submission for Stride. link

-Ogilvy and Dove continue emphasizing real beauty with “The Ad Makeover” (above). link

-Bi-coastal editorial outfit Nomad welcomed editors Jason Kileen in New York and the awesomely named Val Thrasher in L.A. link

-McCann London has released its annual “Moody Britain” research study. link

-Nearly one-seventh of the world now actively uses Facebook, which also reports a nice Q1 in terms of ad sales. link

-CD/VFX supervisor/flame artist Simon Mowbray joined Cali/Vancouver-based VFX house Zoic Studios.

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