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Wednesday Odds and Ends

-Angela Courtin, who most recently served as Aegis Media’s chief content officer and founder of The Story Lab, has been promoted to the newly created position of president of Aegis Media US.

-Despite earlier reports from today, a General Mills spokesperson tells us that McCann NY, which referred all inquiries to the brand, “has only been engaged on a small assignment for Pillsbury.”

-Two days after launching the teaser spot for its new “Here’s to Change” campaign, HTC has unveiled the full version created by WPP unit 171 Worldwide and starring Robert Downey Jr. (above).

-Ingersoll Rand has appointed Indianapolis-based Young & Laramore as its agency partner for the launch of its $2 billion security products and services spin-off, Allegion.

-Bi-coastal creative studio/prodco LOGAN has hired ex-Superfad partner Kevin Batten as managing director of its L.A. office. link

-New York-based agency Cornerstone has welcomed DJ Hardy as senior account executive for its consumer PR practice.

-The digital production company now known as Digital Domain 3.0 has promoted Rich Flier to president of its advertising and games division.

-Digiday offers up some perspective on what summer in advertising is like. link

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Tuesday Morning Stir

-Omnicom-owned Siegel + Gale promoted Nikolas Contis to the position of global director of naming.

-Stefan Sagmeister and Brand New School have collaborated on a project for energy firm, EDP Renovaveis, S.A (above). link

-MTV/MySpace alum Angela Courtin was appointed as EVP, content and convergence at Aegis Media.

-M&C Saatchi buys up social media shop, Human Digital. link

-The HTC Status, aka “The Facebook Phone,” will be out on July 17. link