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Posts Tagged ‘Steve Pitsillos’

Wednesday Odds and Ends

-Looks like ex-Campbell Ewald EVP/MD Steve Pitsillos found a new gig at MRM. link

-BMB fights infant mortality with “The Information Blanket.” link

-Online crisis network IMAlive.org launched a new PSA (above).

-Ever wanted your social media convos printed on a t-shirt? Ok, maybe don’t answer that. link

-Former JWT global operations director Kristin Ruby joined LBi as client partner. link

-Rosie Pope Maternity named imc2 as its AOR. Win? link

-Who wants to buy an Obama 2012 “Made in the USA” t-shirt? link

-Junk food opponents want to rid the world of Ronald McDonald. Hasn’t he been in hiding anyways? link

 

 

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We Hear: Layoffs at Campbell-Ewald

We’ve been told by various spies that there will be cuts made at Campbell-Ewald today, which shouldn’t come as much of a surprise since two months ago, we received tips such as this: “CE Lay-off notice’s sent – December 15th –  Severance package – 2 months pay – regardless of years of service.” We’ve been told it’s a “bloodbath” and while this term has been used rather loosely by our sources in the past, it could apply to this agency, which of course has continued to feel the ripple effects of losing Chevy.

In October, C-E (which did at least nab the Chicken of the Sea account last week) let go of several staffers including EVP Steve Pitsillos. No numbers have been revealed as of yet, but we’re checking with the agency directly, but if you have more details, send over to agencyspy[at]gmail.com.