-Interbrand has welcomed Scott Christie has creative director of its Toronto office.

-Five-year Droga5 vet Sarah Thompson has been promoted to CEO of the agency’s New York office. link

-L.A.-based brand strategy/agency Oishii Creative has appointed Sterling Hawkins head of consumer experience & biz dev and Luca Giannettoni as creative director/designer.

-Jose Canseco does a Reddit AMA and we’re not sure how we feel after. link

-In its first-ever TV ad campaign, Durham, NC-based Cree promotes its new LED light bulbs with the help of Raleigh agency Baldwin& as well as The Wire/Fringe/Lost alum Lance Reddick. The spots will break during the start of the NBA playoffs this Saturday.

-Here’s how a recent Nissan Sentra spot you may have seen would work better as a Vine. link

-Digitas Atlanta sends its love to Boston. link