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Monday Odds and Ends

 

-McCann Buenos Aires has promoted four-year vet and managing director Enrico Campochiaro to chief growth officer for Argentina. link

-TBWA\ global creative president Rob Schwartz has peered into his crystal ball and seen that the future of advertising is “awesome.” link

-Target is offering a sneak peek at its new holiday characters, the Target Deals Duet (above), which was concocted by 72andSunny. link; link

-Former space150 group creative director Tony Lintner has assumed the same title at fellow Minneapolis agency, Martin|Williams.

-Business Insider weighs in on Leo Burnett’s suit against eight former staffers who left in unison earlier this month to form their own agency and take a chunk of Kellogg’s with them. link

-Now, it’s a “big-agency top digital exec” who confesses to Digiday. link

-Microsoft’s shares took a hit after CEO Steve Ballmer peeped that Surface sales are “starting modestly.” link

-Director Pep Bosch joined bi-coastal production company Interrogate for US representation.

-Ogilvy New York says we’re still stuck in the stone age when it comes to brushing our teeth, hopes to change that with a new campaign for Philips Sonicare. link

-Digitas has unveiled a new proprietary agency platform dubbed BrandLIVE. link

-Vibrant Media’s Jonathan Gardner wonders where our already device-addled world will be in 5-10 years. link

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