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Wednesday Morning Stir

-Ten-year Digitas vet Robert Powers, who last served as SVP/account management, has joined fellow Publicis Groupe agency Moxie as managing director of the New York office.

-Former DGA Director of the Year, Kinka Usher, and EP Nancy Hacohen have joined the roster of prodco Hungry Man.

-The Asian Marketing Effectiveness awards has added three new  strategy sections and will effectively become The Asian Marketing Effectiveness and Strategy Awards. link

-New York-based Mediaocean, a global software provider for the ad community, has a launched its new Connect Partner Platform. link; link

-Toys “R” Us Canada and agency Open have collaborated on an augmented reality effort to promote the chain’s holiday toy book (above).

-Walmart EVP/CMO Stephen Quinn has been named chairman of the ANA’s Alliance for Family Entertainment.

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