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Posts Tagged ‘Dave Abrass’

Friday Morning Stir

-Bi-coastal production company Shilo has brought on Nice Shoes alum Cary Flaum as EP/head of production.

-Nick Hunt, former client partner at Razorfish on Bing, has joined Seattle-based agency Frank Unlimited as director of client services. Hunt replaces Dave Abrass, who now assumes the newly created position of director of business development.

-Following a review, The Marketing Store beat out incumbent Billington Cartmell and Haygarth to nab Carlsberg UK’s consolidated below-the-line marketing account.

-How do you promote an artist’s new single to the advertising industry? Why, an office turntable of course. See what Ogilvy Germany and Kontor records came up with (above). link

-Here’s one list of the top 50 digital agencies. link

-Just a friendly reminder that the nomination deadline for the 65th Annual Advertising Hall of Fame is July 19. link

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Monday Morning Stir

-Starcom MediaVest Group global CEO Laura Desmond was named vice chair of the board of directors of the Ad Council.

-Seattle shop Frank Unlimited replaced Susana Cascais with Dave Abrass as managing director. Cascais is heading back to her native Portugal for family reasons.

-Farfar alum and current McCann Europe chief innovation officer Matias Palm-Jensen will serve as jury president for Digital Asia Festival, which just kicked off its preliminary judging. link

-Business Insider has ranked its top 15 “marketing strategy thinkers” based on influence. link

-Grey has bought up Dusseldorf-based digital media agency, k102. link

-DDB New York puts first-world problems in check in a new campaign for “Water is Life” (above).