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Thursday Morning Stir

 

-Hyper Marketing unit MediaWhiz promoted Adam Riff and Steve La Peruta to SVPs in charge of digital strategy and information technology, respectively.

-Bloomberg Businessweek writer Felix Gillette talks to familiar brand spokesman such as “Dell Dude,” Joe Isuzu (what, no one remembers Empty Nest as well?) and the smiling Enzyte guy. link

-New York-based digital agency Rokkan has been tapped as digital agency for SOHO China. link

-Former IAB chairwoman Wenda Harris Millard, now president and COO of MediaLink LLC, was named to VeriFone’s board of directors.

-New York City-based digital, interactive and creative post-production studios Spontaneous, BlueRock, Blast, Motive, Ballistic and Scarlett have branded under the new parent company name, Lively Group (video above). link

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