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Tuesday Odds and Ends

-Among other notable Cannes happenings today, the Barbarian Group picked up a Grand Prix Lion in the newly created Innovation category for its creative coding platform, Cinder (highlight reel above, video explaining the technology here).

-Google-owned Motorola has reportedly shifted its global media duties–without a formal review–to Digitas. link

-Shawn Kardell, a former space150 vet who we’ve been told essentially built the Minneapolis agency’s UX department from scratch, has joined Digitaria’s Twin Cities office as user experience director.

-Y&R/Wunderman Latam has appointed seven-year and current CFO Manuel Segimon as COO, effective July 1. Succeeding Segimon as CFO will be Jesus Portillo.

-RAPP has welcomed Organic alum Michael Arguello as a senior art director.

-L.A.-based brand response agency Hawthorne Direct has welcomed Kathi Moore as its new VP/account director.

-Chrysler has recalled 2.7 million Jeeps, but don’t worry, the company assures that they’re still “safe.” link

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