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Thursday Morning Stir

-Indie integrated agency iris Worldwide has welcomed McGarryBowen alum Andre Galan to head up its newly acquired Barclaycard business.

-SapientNitro has appointed Marcelo Sant’Iago to the role of VP, business development for Latin America.

-L.A.-based Zambezi announced its partnership with Caesars Interactive Entertainment in the latter’s launch of online poker on WSOP.com.

-Here’s your latest appointment of judge and jury for the 2013 New York Festivals:

·         Warren Brown, Creative Founder, BMF Sydney, Australia

·         Chris Garbutt, Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy & Mather Paris

·        Guido Heffels,  Chief Creative Officer, Heimat Werbeagentur GmbH

·      Diane Ruggie, Creative Director & Partner, Velocebella, USA

-Apple has topped Fortune‘s list of “World’s Most Admired Companies” for the sixth year in a row.

-Y&R Midwest/VML is behind a new Pinterest page to help those in need. link

-We’ve been told that Laird+Partners is behind the Target spot above, which includes music from electro-poppers, Dragonette.

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