-SapientNitro Minneapolis has welcomed John Biondi as creative director and Adina Dahlin as director of marketing strategy.

-Well, we can’t ignore the elephant in the room. Santa Monica-based RPA has held on, somewhat, to the Honda business, retaining creative duties, while Mullen takes over on Acura, previously at RP&, and MediaVest snags media duties. link

-TJ Crawford has joined MARC USA as director, interactive strategy.

-Is Converse nabbing a trick from Diesel’s playbook? (above) link

-Sir Martin Sorrell‘s response to nonsense: “Don’t be a chimp.” link

-Mac Macdonald has been appointed as the first president of Sid Lee Amsterdam.