-Former Saatchi & Saatchi LA ACD/art directors Brad Burke and Matthew Curry joined David&Goliath as ACD/integrated copywriter and ACD/integrated art director, respectively. The pair will work on Kia among other clients.

-Seattle-based indie consumer engagement agency Ascentium has relaunched as SMITH. link

-MEC has appointed Susan Schiekofer and Andy Wasef as president of digital and head of innovation and technology, respectively, for North America.

-Ex-Disney exec Brenda Major joined the 4A’s as VP for conferences and events.

-Digitaria Sports lead John Van Spyk was promoted to EVP at Digitaria proper.

-Multi-platform content creation company Antenna, which was born from prodco, The Ant Farm, has launched in Los Angeles. link

-Looks like The Telegraph jumped the gun on announcing a Facebook/Yahoo alliance. link

-Former Clearwire exec Michael Sievert joined T-Mobile as its new CMO. link

-Creative production company National Television has launched a new corporate identity and website. link

The SignOn.org folks will not rest til Macy’s dumps Donald Trump (above). Does it have to be just Macy’s?