-David&Goliath alum David Measer has joined CP+B’s L.A. office as group planning director and will lead the latter’s Microsoft Windows account.

-New York/Minneapolis-based prodco Twist has welcomed Cosmo Street alum Alissa Liebert as associate producer.

-Subaru gets some love from both up north and here in the States as DDB Toronto has rolled out the “Forester Family Rally” campaign (above) while Carmichael Lynch brings us a “Backseat Anthem,” which you can view here.

-DDB Worldwide chief creative officer Amir Kassaei will lead the Integration jury for the 2013 London International Awards. link

-Time to trade in that Galaxy Note II as Samsung is reportedly bringing us the Galaxy Mega. link

-One marketing intelligence company has downgraded its own global ad spending forecast. link