-OMD Canada alum Derek Bhopalsingh joined MEC Interaction up north as VP, managing partner.

-Siri’s co-founder says ‘see ya!’ to Apple. link

-Carmelo Anthony unveils his new Jordan Melo M8 kicks with the help of W+K NY and MDC-owned experiential shop, Relevant (above).

-Publicis NY has a new CSO. link

-Director Michael Downing signed with Partners Film for Canadian commercial representation. link

-Social media agency Mr. Youth (which, yes, is now located on 225 Park Ave South in NYC) hired former Deep Focus exec Christian Borges as VP of marketing communications.