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Posts Tagged ‘Michael Francis’

Tuesday Odds and Ends

-BBH London and B-Reel have collaborated on a new campaign for the Audi Ag (above).

-Miami-based agency brpr was named creative digital AOR for education non-profit, AdvancED.

-Twitter’s new San Francisco HQ includes a yoga studio and micro-health kitchen. link

-Charlestown, MA-based shop Crunch Brand Communications changed its name to Crunch Brands and also redesigned its website and logo. link

-Apparently thanks to DDB’s “overexcited” campaign for Harvey Nichols, the clothing chain broke first-day sale records across the UK, reporting a double-digit percentage increase upon last year’s figures.

-Colorist Ricky Gausis joined the roster of VFX/digital studio MPC’s L.A. office. link

-Following the sudden departure of president Michael Francis, JCPenney’s stock has taken a tumble. link

-Landor Associates, which operates under the Y&R Brands umbrella within WPP, welcomed back Suzie Ivelich as managing director of its San Francisco office.

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Monday Odds and Ends

-DDB Chicago appointed CP+B/BBDO Atlanta alum Sagar Shah as VP, director of project management and head of the agency’s new PM department.

-Saatchi beat out TBWA and W+K for the Trident biz.

-ZenithOptimedia cut its global ad growth outlook from 4.1 to 3.6 percent. link

-So who’s in for SAY Media’s “Battle of the Ad Bands?” link

-Pereira & O’Dell welcomed ex-GSD&M creative team Keli Linehan and Charlie Wolff (AD and CW, respectively) along with BSSP alum John Verrochi as senior AD. All three started today.

-Here’s a look at the new Cut+Run Los Angeles. link

-Target CMO Michael Francis, who was tapped to oversee the chain’s expansion into Canada earlier this year, has left his post after three years. link

-The Mill NY welcomed Brand New School alum Mario Stipinovich as creative director in its Design division.

-Former North Kingdom interactive developer Bartek Drozdz joined Tool as creative technologist. link

-Conan O’Brien takes some issue with the concept of his new promo for the TBS app (above). link

-A cheaper, Brazilian-made version of the iPhone 4, you say? link