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Sheryl Sandberg and Getty Images Want Stock Photos to Be a Little Less Sexist

Here’s a story that most people working in digital media should appreciate.

Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook/Lean In—or someone in her employ—recently noticed that the existing stock image catalog doesn’t offer a whole lot of variety when it comes to professional womenNew York magazine recently made light of this fact, but we’ll just present the “public relations professional woman” below (and this pic is relatively tame):

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Looks like they have a point.

Now click through for an example of Getty Images‘ new and improved stock pics from yesterday’s New York Times slideshow

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Spin the Agencies of Record

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Havas will handle agency responsibilities for Green Mountain Coffee, those roasters best known for their Keurig single-serving machines. Promotional initiatives will include TV spots produced by the agency itself, though Havas will also handle all things social and experiential.

We have no doubt that they’ll succeed; if there’s anything more appealing than a fresh serving of caffeine, it’s a fresh, extremely convenient serving of caffeine.

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Roll Call: NBCUniversal, Bloomberg LP, and Viacom Inc.

NBCUniversal executive Lenore Moritz was promoted to the position of vice president, communications, digital and integrated media, in NBCUniversal’s Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media (E&DN/IM) division. Most recently, Moritz was VP of Communications for Integrated Media and iVillage, which recently moved to the digital portfolio in NBCUniversal’s News division. In her new position, Moritz will oversee corporate messaging and media outreach, as well as work closely with and advise the leaders of the businesses she supports. (Release)

Josh Rucci, a former Getty Images executive, joined Bloomberg LP as global head of content sales, a new role at the company. Rucci had been with Getty Images for the past five years, most recently serving as senior director of media and broadcast for the company’s London office. (FishbowlNY)

Wade Davis was appointed CFO of Viacom Inc. Mr. Davis previously served as Viacom’s executive VP, strategy and corporate development. Effective immediately, Mr. Davis will be responsible for the company’s accounting and financial reporting, planning, tax and treasury functions. He will also continue to oversee the strategy and corporate development functions across Viacom. (Release)

Roll Call: Brunswick Group, Lucky Brand, and More

Brunswick Group has two new senior execs. Robert Moran joins as a partner in the Washington D.C. office building the firm’s research and insights group here in the Americas. He’ll be working with Graeme Trayner and Phil Riggins, partners in London. Moran was previously the president of U.S. operations at Edelman’s StrategyOne research group. Brunswick has also added Samantha Lewis as a partner in the New York office. She was previously the chair of the U.S. brand marketing practice at Burson-Marsteller and the interim CEO of PivotRed, B-M’s brand and reputation consultancy.

GolinHarris has added three members to its digital staff. Brian Snyder (left) joins as a digital director based in Chicago. He comes to GH from Whirlpool where he was head of direct sales and e-commerce in the consumer packaged goods area. Ian Campbell joins GH’s connector community as executive director based in NYC. He was previously the director of creative at the National Football League. And Mark Bonham joins as a member of the strategist community in San Francisco. He was previously the MD of InterneXperts, a Web marketing company.

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Spin the Agencies of Record

In this edition of Spin the Agencies, there are optics, images, and Michael Vick (above).

Celestron, a manufacturer and importer of telescopes and other optical devices, has chosen MWW Group as AOR. The firm will help with product launches and announcements at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show.

Hill & Knowlton was hired by the North American Working Group (NAWG), an industry group that promotes wood as a sustainable building product, to develop messaging and brand position strategy.

O’Dwyer’s reports that convicted Michael Vick, the NFL player convicted on charges related to dogfighting, has enlisted French/West/Vaughn for PR help.

Getty Images has hired M Booth as its US AOR. The firm will help the company as it shifts its corporate positioning, PRWeek reports.