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Thursday Odds and Ends

 

-Two months after taking over lead creative duties on Cadillac, Boston-based IPG agency Hill Holliday has found a new chief strategy officer in Graham Ritchie, who heads to the States after serving as managing partner of Publicis Mojo, Australia and New Zealand.

-TBWA\Chiat\Day LA has appointed Peter Ravailhe as managing director of its Gatorade account.

-Fresh fruit arrangement specialist Edible Arrangements has appointed The Richards Group and Horizon Media as its creative and media AOR, respectively.

-Canadian-based Scotiabank has enlisted a variety of odd characters to support its 2013 AIDS Walk for Life, which will take place Sept. 14-22 (above). link

-Whitehouse Post has welcomed editor/Spot Welders alum Lucas Spaulding to its Los Angeles office.

-YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen are back with a new, free mobile app called MixBit. link

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Wednesday Odds and Ends

 

-Draftfcb Chicago introduces us to the Miller Liteguards. link

-Interactive agency Blitz was tapped as digital AOR for PepsiCo brand Naked Juice.

-Copywriter-turned-pitchman Lynn Hauldren, aka the “Empire Carpet guy,” has died at 89. link

-Cole & Weber United developed a Facebook app for MS Outlook called “Creature Creator.” link

-The Microsoft/Yahoo ad deal: What went wrong? link

-Meanwhile, YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen have launched a new internet company and bought Delicious from Yahoo in the process. link

-VivaKi created a chief social media officer post and filled it with an Edelman exec. link

-Angelina Jolie‘s $10 million payday to appear in a single Louis Vuitton ad campaign is said to be a record. link

-West Coast agency Davis Elen Advertising promoted David Moranville to CCO.