We’re not sure if we should chalk this up to sheer coincidence or clever timing. Whatever the case, just days after Fallon found Darren Spiller’s successor in Jeff Kling, Campaign Brief is reporting that the former has landed a new gig in Australia as ECD at DDB Group Melbourne. If you recall, Spiller headed back to Australia in March after spending three years at Fallon, which he originally joined as an ECD. Prior to his appointment at the Minneapolis-based agency, Spiller had stints Down Under at Publicis Mojo Melbourne and New Zealand. You can read CB’s full report including comments from DDB and Spiller here.
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-Starbucks’ expansion efforts know no bounds. link
-W+K alum Chris Hutchinson joined L.A. shop Zambezi as an ACD and will help oversee creative for agency clients including 2K Sports and Sprite.
-Dodge and deviantART joined forces to launch a crowdsourced art contest called “Inspired By You” to promote the Dart (finalist example above). link
Hey, whaddya know, Heineken launched a new “Mexican dark beer” called Indio for the Chicago market. link
It fell through the cracks last week, but what the hell, in case you haven’t heard and are interested, we have the list of who’s playing judge and jury in the 36th Annual One Show, which will take place on May 12 at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in NYC. Those of you vying for Gold, Silver and Bronze Pencils, check out who’ll be poring over and critiquing your work come April 3-10, 2011 after the jump. By the way, One Show deadline entry is Jan. 31.
Are you geared up for awards season yet? Well, whatever the case, the Art Directors Club has solidified its its 90th Awards juries with the additions of Taxi chairman/co-founder Paul Lavoie (pictured) and Wayne Best as Advertising and Hybrid chairs, respectively.
Best, if you best remember, left his ECD post at JWT last September to pursue a new “creative partnership,” which is a New York operation called Cog. Lavoie’s shop, of course, is now in the hands of Sir Marty and WPP. The Advertising and Hybrid categories have an entry deadline of Feb. 6. Check out the complete list of the aforementioned categories’ jurors, including Doner’s Rob Strasberg and W+K Amsterdam expat Jeff Kling, after the jump.