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Thursday Morning Stir

-GlaxoSmithKline has launched a $1.5 billion global media review. link

-Minneapolis ad vet Troy Longie, most recently creative co-chair at mono, has joined fellow Twin Cities shop Haberman (which counts clients including Volvo North America and Organic Valley) as creative director.

-Freddie Laker, former VP, global marketing strategy at SapientNitro, has unveiled a demo video to explain his new venture, Gui.de (above).

-Absolut and online design hub Threadless have teamed up to challenge artists to create a Chicago-themed design for a limited edition vodka bottle. link

-24 Seven is fielding responses for its 4th annual salary and job satisfaction survey (to see last year’s finding, go here). link

-Definition 6 has launched its Unified Communication Group, which will operate as a global practice for the agency. link

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Laker Leaves SapientNitro

Crikey, is anyone else ready for Labor Day weekend? According to the Spy line, Freddie Laker, who spent the last three-and-a-half years and the last 18 months as VP, global marketing strategy at SapientNitro’s Miami office (ah, deja vu), is now out at the agency. The tipsters who informed us of the departure tell us that Laker ” brings some people with him” to his new SoFla-based social TV venture Gui.de. No, that’s no a typo, and you can find out more about it here.