-R/GA hired David Gilman as executive producer for the agency’s retail offering.

-Geico produces new ad entirely in XtraNormal. link

-Publicis Modem USA hired AKQA alum Damian Claassens as SVP/CD in its New York office. link

-How venture-backed Brand.net got brands to buy online advertising up to a year in advance. link

-Speaking of online ads, click fraud is on the rise to help erode its credibility. link

-The CLIO Healthcare Awards shortlist has been announced. link

-KSL Media was awarded U.S. media planning and buying responsibilities for Oris Watches USA.

-Expedia called a pan-Euro ad review. link

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