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Posts Tagged ‘Scott Thompson’

Monday Odds and Ends

 

-McCann Worldgroup alum Matt Jacobs joined the newly opened Digitas San Francisco office as SVP of strategy & analysis. link

-Former Energy BBDO EVP Patty Cohen joined SapientNitro’s Chicago office as VP, group account director.

-TBWA/Organic alum and current Socialistic CEO Colleen DeCourcy reveals that she’s the female ad exec who confessed to Digiday. link

-Ex-Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson has found a new gig as chief exec at ShopRunner. link

-Y&R Israel unveils a new location-based print ad for native chain, Coffee Joe (above).

-EuroRSCG Chicago was named AOR for Bel Brands, which counts the Laughing Cow and Boursin cheeses among its lines. link

-Effie Worldwide released a report on the “key drivers of marketing effectiveness.” link; link (PDF)

-Culver City/Vancouver-based VFX house Zoic Studios promoted Tony Meister to art director.

-San Francisco digital shop Odopod moved to a bigger office in the Hayes Valley. link

-L.A.-based prodco The Cortez Brothers signed director Ago Panini to its roster. (link to work)

 

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Monday Morning Stir

-In case you missed it, 72andSunny’s Kenny Powers “MFCEO” work for K-Swiss and DDB Paris’s “New Warrior” project for Greenpeace tied for Best in Show at last Friday’s One Show Interactive awards. Check out the full list of winners from all the week’s shows here.

-Now that he’s replaced Scott Thompson as top dog at Yahoo, at least for the time being, just what are Ross Levinsohn‘s plans for the company? link

-Some thoughtful folks decided to salute moms on NYC subways yesterday (above). link

-Digiday decides to debunk ad-tech myths. link

-Tokyo-based holding company Dentsu, home to McGarryBowen, Firstborn, 360i, etc., managed to post a 3.3 percent gain in net sales for its fiscal year ending March 31. link

-Greta Ackerman (design director at Ogilvy West) and David Ka (of Motion Family) are trying to raise money to fund their close friend’s brain cancer treatments. link

 

 

 

Friday Odds and Ends

-After 15 years as Ogilvy chairman, Shelly Lazarus is stepping down and will become chairman emeritus, effective July 1. Ogilvy CEO Miles Young will take over. link

-Did Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson pad his resume? link

-After what we’ve been told was a four-way pitch, Hooters of America has eventually picked fellow Atlanta-based operation Fitzgerald+CO as its lead creative AOR. link

-Fallon is invading cities such as NYC, Chicago, L.A. and Atlanta with “digital dog parks” as part of a campaign for Beneful (above).

-BBDO New York extends its “Enchanted Forest” campaign for FedEx with a Facebook app. link

-Meanwhile, Vitro has launched a new web effort for Aldo Shoes dubbed “Shoe Paradise,” which features a game that you can play for a chance to win a three-minute shopping spree. link

-If you haven’t heard, Carmichael Lynch has a non-client-related unit that focuses purely on creativity called the Carmichael Collective. link