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Monday Odds and Ends

-Remember we mentioned Draftfcb and its chief digital officer parting ways last Friday? Well, here’s the statement from his new venue, pharmaceutical company Abbott. “Chris Miller is joining Abbott as Divisional Vice President, Global Brand Strategy and Innovation, reporting to Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer Paul Magill. With the separation of the company in January, its significant international presence, and increased consumer orientation, Abbott is enhancing focus on its global corporate brand.”

-Social/content platform 33Across has brought on SocialVibe alum Brett Lofgren as chief revenue officer.

-London-based agency Johnny Fearless has appointed Nick Gutfreund, former worldwide board account director at Publicis, as its first non-executive chairman.

-40-year-old D.C.-based agency Hager Sharp has announced that it’s acquiring the hometown office of Lipman Hearne.

-New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz bonds with a fan for all of 30 seconds in a new spot for Kids Foot Locker (above).

-Consumerist pleads with Facebook to not start running video ads. link

-A Time Warner Cable/CBS truce, you say? link

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