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Posts Tagged ‘Wendy Clark’

AAF Elects 2014-2015 Board of Directors and Officers

AAF_logo-1The American Advertising Federation (AAF) has elected industry executives to its board of directors effective July 1, 2014. Among those elected by the Federation’s membership at the AAF’s 2014 National Conference in Boca Raton, Florida are Rich Stoddart, CEO, North America, Leo Burnett, as the new chairman and Jim Norton, global head of media sales, AOL, as the Federation’s vice chairman. Stick around after the jump for a partial list of American Advertising Federation’s 2014-2015 Board of Directors. Read more

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Monday Odds and Ends

-In an effort to revamp its digital operations and expand its U.S. presence, Stockholm-based integrated production company Acne has hired Jesper Palsson as CEO of its L.A.-based office. link

-Las Vegas-based agency SK+G has formed SK+G Asia Pacific, which will be based in Hong Kong.

-Carmichael Lynch and Moxie Pictures director Martin Granger take us inside the Tempur-Pedic “Innovation Lab” with two new spots (one above, second one here).

-As you may have read, following a “formal agency review,” McCann NY has taken over U.S. advertising duties on tequila staple Jose Cuervo, which as of today, is shifting over from Diageo to Jersey City-based spirits importer, Proximo. Gotham Direct, meanwhile, will handle media efforts for JC.

-So, is it the end of days for Blackberry (once again)? link

-The American Advertising Federation has announced its new board leadership for 2013-2014 including chair Wendy Clark, SVP/ Global Sparkling Brand Center, Coca-Cola. link

-Looking for some summer reading ideas from C-suite folks? Read a list after the jump if interested.

-Bi-coastal post-production shop NO6 has added editor Paul Plew to its roster. link

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Friday Odds and Ends

-We’re not too steeped in Aussie politics or “Beefgiving Day,” but perhaps you folks Down Under could decipher what this ad for Meat & Livestock Australia means (above).

-The folks at Kuno Creative have created a Facebook marketing cheat sheet. link

-Meanwhile, Coca-Cola SVP of marketing Wendy Clark says Facebook needs to focus on emerging markets in order to get mobile advertising right. link

-Is this the best TED talk ever given? link

-According to tipsters, “The shop behind the Wal-Mart/Pitbull promotion (as well as the larger Wal-Mart localization effort on FB) is Brand Networks. Word is, he will honor the outcome.”

-If only we could have such brilliant conversations with our 12-year-old selves like this. link

-It shouldn’t come as too much of a shock that WPP was the largest acquirer in the media/marketing industry according to one investment bank’s mid-year report. link