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Monday Odds and Ends

-According to forecasts at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference, advertisers will spent approximately $3.6 billion on events including the 2014 Olympics and elections. link

-Miami-based agency La Comunidad has welcomed Fernando Reis and Marcelo Padoca as senior art director and senior copywriter, respectively.

-San Francisco-based shop Argonaut, which was founded by Rick Condos and Hunter Hindman, has brought on fellow Goodby alums/senior creatives  Todd Eisner and Matthew Bottkol  as well as senior strategist, Lizzie Azzolino.

-Following the usual “competitive” review, PulteGroup, which houses brands including Centex, Pulte Homes, Del Webb and Pulte Mortgage has appointed Organic as its AOR. The agency will handle strategy, creative and digital while fellow Omnicom-owned, local marketing-focused operation Agency 720 will work with the former on TV, radio and print.

-As part of the Art Directors Club’s new “Behind the Cube” initiative, we bring you this recent clip above from Google Creative Lab’s Jesse Juriga and Jessica Brillhart, creative director and filmmaker, respectively, who talk about their Google Chrome spot.

-Care to check out some vintage ads from Target’s holiday vault? link

-The San Francisco Egotist has unveiled its 2013 holiday gift guide aimed specifically at creative folks. link

-New York-based VFX studio The Artery is expanding its facilities to cater to commercial content. link

-Leo Tarkovsky , most recently director of business strategy for healthcare at JWT New York, has joined McCann Humancare, the fellow NY-based consumer health unit of McCann Health, as president and will lead North American operations.

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BBH NY Adds to Creative Department

A pair of associative creative directors have joined the fold at BBH’s New York office, namely Jesse Juriga and Nate Able. Juriga (left) arrives from Droga5, where he spent four years and worked as a creative on several Puma projects including “Index” and “Social” as well as campaigns for Rhapsody/Jay-Z, The New Museum Launch and the Tap Project. Now at BBH, Juriga will join up with the agency’s Google team.

Able, meanwhile, has spent pretty much his entire career on the West Coast, moving from an AD at McCann Worldgroup SF to a similar post at T.A.G., where he was part of the seemingly massive team that worked on Halo 3 “Believe.” When T.A.G. evolved into agencytwofifteen in April of last year, Able got bumped up to ACD and continued working on Microsoft/Xbox (including promos for the live action series, Bright Falls) as well as Nescafe Mexico.

While it adds more creatives, BBH NY is still without CCO but the search continues for someone to replace Kevin Roddy, who resigned last fall. Current day-to-day creative is being overseen by three ECDs, Calle Sjoenell, Jon Pearce and Mike Shackle.