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Monday Odds and Ends

-New York-based creative shop Code and Theory has appointed Michael Martin, who’s worked in its hometown hub since 2010 and was named partner in 2011, as general manager of its San Francisco office.

-Well, isn’t this interesting. Microsoft is now reportedly looking for a “holding agency solution” for its $1.3 billion cross-media ad account. Hmm, maybe the tips from this week are aligned for a reason, we’ll keep you posted. link

-22squared alum Tracy YoungLincoln has joined fellow Atlanta-based operation Moxie Interactive as the new VP/analytics.

-Here are this year’s One Show juries from Advertising, Interactive, Design and Intellectual Property & Products. Remember, folks, deadline is Jan. 31.

-Former Saatchi & Saatchi strategist Mike Lewis has joined Pereira & O’Dell as associate strategy director in New York office, where he’ll work with clients including Fox Sports 1, Realtor.com, New Era and Reebok.

-San Francisco-based creative content studio Bonfire Labs has just launched its new website. link

-Bi-coastal VFX/prodco Elastic has signed designer/director Patrick Clair to its studio roster.  Check out his title sequence work for HBO’s new show, True Detective, starring drawlers-in-arms Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, above.

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