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Thursday Odds and Ends

-Project: Worldwide experiential agency George P. Johnson has appointed Chris Meyer as CEO and promoted Denise Wong, currently EVP/growth and business development, to president. Both are expected to assume their posts on Monday, Oct. 21.

-The One Club’s One Screen Short Film Festival has extended its deadline to November 18th. link

-AKQA has promoted Sam Kelly, who’s been with the WPP-owned agency since 2008, to head of business development and marketing. link

-Speaking of AKQA, agency founder/CEO Ajaz Ahmed penned a piece for The Guardian on brand and artist collaboration. link

-Al Gore, internet inventor (not), once tried to buy Twitter. link

-San Francisco-based agency Swirl and eBay Motors have teamed up to give veterans the customized car of their dreams (above). link

-Dentsu-owned Carat Global has hired former BBC global director of marketing Sanjay Nazerali as chief strategy officer. link

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