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Tuesday Odds and Ends

-In more positive McGarryBowen news today, the Dentsu-owned agency has elevated Brandon Cooke, most recently managing director/global business development, to the newly created position of global CMO.

-Moxie Pictures has signed comedy director Rick LeMoine for global commercial representation.

-BBR Saatchi & Saatchi celebrates Carlsberg’s heritage in a new spot promoting the brew brand’s repositioning in Israel (above).

-Director Georgi Banks-Davies has joined the roster of boutique L.A.-based prodco Madheart to help “orchestrate” her entry into the U.S. market.

-Kids’ reactions to an inexplicably controversial Cheerios commercial should say it all. link

-Ciro Sarmiento, who’s spent time at the likes of Ogilvy and Leo Burnett, has joined Dallas-based Hispanic advertising agency Dieste as executive creative director.

-According to Yahoo’s latest quarterly report, the online stalwart’s sales are down one percent from last year while its display advertising business dropped 11 percent. link

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McGarryBowen Promotes Cooke to Global Biz Dev Role

Yesterday, we received a memo sent by Gordon Bowen that announced the promotion of Brandon Cooke, who has spent the last two-plus years at McGarryBowen as director of business development in the New York office. Well, it looks like Cooke’s title just got a little fancier as he will now serve as managing director, global business development. Here, let ol’ Gordon explain and read the rest of the memo after the jump:

“As we expand our global network with the opening of the London and Dusseldorf mcgarrybowen offices–with more to come–we are making an important change in how we approach New Business development. While each mcgarrybowen office will continue to have their own New Business lead, we are pleased to announce that Brandon Cooke will now be responsible for global new business development for prospective clients whose business requires multiple offices from the mcgarrybowen network working in concert. Effective today, I am proud to announce a new title for Brandon Cooke, which is Managing Director, Global Business Development. Brandon will report directly to me in this new position.

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