-McCann lost Lufthansa, but we’ve been told that the impact is “small” outside of Germany. link

-Carrot Creative gives us “Instacheer” for the holidays. link

-AKQA continues its work with Pencils for Promise in its holiday card. link

-Sweden seems to have taken to crowdsourcing. link

-JWT New York tells us that “the sea is calling” in a new campaign for Royal Caribbean (above). link

-Ogilvy One New York appointed Dimitri Maex as managing director. Maex replaces Harvey Kipnis, who is moving up to regional director for OgilvyOne North America.

-Pittsburgh indie operation Smith Brothers Agency hired former DDB Worldwide VP of client services Michael Bollinger as president.