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Tuesday Odds and Ends

-JWT North America president/chief integration officer Mike Geiger, DDB Worldwide CCO Amir Kassaei and Havas CCO Jason Peterson have joined the Executive Jury of the 2013 New York Festivals International Advertising Awards. link

-Commercial production companies Tomboy and Looking Glass Films have formed an alliance for mutual representation, thus bringing together a directorial roster including David Mamet, Roman Polanski, Renny Harlin, Danny Boyle and more. EP June Guterman presides Looking Glass Films, whose roster will be represented in the UK by Tomboy Films, overseen by MDs Glynis Murray and Barnaby Spurrier.

- Robert “Bobbie” Boucher (real name, we believe) has joined El Segundo, CA-based David&Goliath as director of digital delivery & technology.

-To set the mood for the cold, dark end of day, here’s a new campaign from NYC strategic creative agency YARD, which enlisted Jimmy Page and American musician Gary Clark Jr. to help promote the John Varvatos spring/summer line (above).

-Just a reminder that Target’s Twitter-based “Everyday Collection” event an actual online runway show from Minneapolis-based mono that’s inspired by people’s everyday tweets, will come to fruition this Thursday, Jan. 24. link

-The folks behind eTail have announced the finalists for their 2013 “Best in Class” Awards, which takes place in Palm Desert, CA from Feb. 25-28. link

-WDCW has brought on six-year Creature vet Ramon Vasquez as a senior designer.

-After the jump, if interested, you can check out the final round jury lineup for the 2013 Health Effies, which will determine winners in these six categories.

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Tuesday Odds and Ends

-Dentsu America alum Jack Bamberger was appointed as president, digital of MEC North America.

-Our pal and SheSays platform proprietor Ale Lariu is hosting her first New York-based SCAMP conference and is promoting it through Pinterest (above). link

-Grey NY’s “Best Man” spot for E*Trade won the audience over in the CBS primetime special, Clash of the Commercials: USA vs The World. link

-Google has sealed the deal on its $13 billion Motorola Mobility buy. link

-Saatchi & Saatchi worldwide digital CD Tom Eslinger is moving from London to New York and adding director of integrated production responsibilities to his workload. link

-DUMBO design agency HUSH signed Erik Yang full-time to its roster. link

-If you have a few minutes, check out the Roman Polanski-directed short for Prada, which debuted at Cannes and  stars a rather familiar pair of actors (above). link

-WPP unit Xaxis, which is housed under the GroupM umbrella, opened up a Toronto office, which will be led by managing director Rodney Perry.

-VivaKi’s R&D unit, Nerve Center, has has collaborated with BlueKai to develop a new data platform called Audience Insights. link