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Posts Tagged ‘Susan Schiekofer’

Tuesday Odds and Ends

-Indie Louisville, KY-based agency Doe-Anderson, which works with the likes of Maker’s Mark bourbon, has been named AOR for Bluegrass Cellular.

-Don’t be a lunk. Join Planet Fitness instead, so says its AOR, Philly-based Red Tettemer + Partners (above).

-Here’s the PR Newswire version of what’s gone down at Havas:Andrew Benett, currently Arnold Worldwide Global CEO, is appointed to the new role of Global President at Havas Worldwide (previously known as Euro RSCG). In this new role Benett will assume responsibility for leading the day-to-day management of the global network. Benett will report to [David] Jones, who will remain Global CEO of the Havas Worldwide network. In a second key move, Robert LePlae, previously Arnold Worldwide’s Global President, will now become its Global CEO. LePlae will also report to Jones.”

-MEC appointed Joe Kowan as practice lead, digital trading and activation. He will report to Susan Schiekofer, president of digital for MEC, North America and Ari Bluman, chief digital investment officer, GroupM, North America.

-Organic touts girl power in a new digital campaign for Kimberly-Clark brand, U by Kotex (image above). link

-D.C./Nashville-based agency iostudio was named AOR for TN-based residential building/development company, Goodall Homes.

-The Martin Agency and Psyop have launched a new campaign for a new NYC-themed ship from Norwegian Cruise Line dubbed the “Norwegian Breakaway.” Feel free to break away here.

-CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves says simply, “We are sold out,” when it comes to ad space for the upcoming Super Bowl. link

-Google is planning to bring free Wi-Fi service to its local NYC neighborhood in Chelsea. link

-Santa Monica, CA-based prodco Bully Pictures signed director Javier Aguilera for exclusive U.S. representation.

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Monday Odds and Ends

-Former Saatchi & Saatchi LA ACD/art directors Brad Burke and Matthew Curry joined David&Goliath as ACD/integrated copywriter and ACD/integrated art director, respectively. The pair will work on Kia among other clients.

-Seattle-based indie consumer engagement agency Ascentium has relaunched as SMITH. link

-MEC has appointed Susan Schiekofer and Andy Wasef as president of digital and head of innovation and technology, respectively, for North America.

-Ex-Disney exec Brenda Major joined the 4A’s as VP for conferences and events.

-Digitaria Sports lead John Van Spyk was promoted to EVP at Digitaria proper.

-Multi-platform content creation company Antenna, which was born from prodco, The Ant Farm, has launched in Los Angeles. link

-Looks like The Telegraph jumped the gun on announcing a Facebook/Yahoo alliance. link

-Former Clearwire exec Michael Sievert joined T-Mobile as its new CMO. link

-Creative production company National Television has launched a new corporate identity and website. link

The SignOn.org folks will not rest til Macy’s dumps Donald Trump (above). Does it have to be just Macy’s?