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Thursday Morning Stir

-Sixteen-year BBDO vet St. John Walshe has been promoted to EVP/managing director of the Omnicom agency’s European operations.

-Trollb√§ck + Company’s visually pleasing show open for the 2013 AICP Next Awards will be screening in major cities as part of the latter’s upcoming award tour. link

-Director Dean Blumberg has joined the roster of L.A.-based prodco TWC Films for exclusive representation in the US.

-Houston-based creative director/Campbell Ewald and FCB alum Chuck Hipsher comes to grips with being considered an “over the hill” ad guy. link

-Campbell Mithun addresses the Affordable Care Act in a new campaign called “Promises Matter” for Wellmark BlueCross BlueShield (one spot above, second spot here).

-London-based digital agency Metia designed the site for Microsoft CityNext, part of a global initiative rolled out by the Redmond, WA giant. link

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