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Thursday Odds and Ends

 

-Clear Channel Outdoor Americas has welcomed Comcast alum Vicki Lins as EVP/chief marketing officer.

-Montreal-based VFX house Rodeo FX, which focuses primarily on big-budget Hollywood films, has launched an advertising division and hired André Ü Montambeault as creative director/senior flame artist/colorist.

-Have you been Starbugged yet? We’re not sure what we just saw in the end result, but it’s a Facebook app/ode to Starbucks that was created by Amsterdam shop, Achtung. link

-DDB NY and Carat tell the kids out there to speak up if you see bullying in a new PSA for the Ad Council (above).

-In the wake of the Nike/Lance Armstrong fallout, George Parker has a request for W+K. link

-Yes, Google is probably facepalming this afternoon. link

-Susan Kim-Kirkland was promoted to CEO of JWT Canada. link

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