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BBH Producer Mercadal Heads to Ogilvy

rubenmercadalAfter spending the last seven years at BBH London, where he last served as executive producer/partner, Ruben Mercadal has headed to the States to join up with Ogilvy New York in the newly created position of senior film content producer. During his long stay at BBH’s London hub, Mercadal racked up One Show, Clios, D&AD and Cannes Lions for his work on Johnnie Walker’s 2009 campaign, “The Man Who Walked Around the World.” In addition to the whiskey brand, Mercadal served as agency producer for a host of other clients including Axe (remember this from last year?), Audi, Dunlop, Mentos and Barclays.

Prior to BBH, Mercadal worked as a broadcast producer at the London offices of both Publicis and Saatchi & Saatchi. He officially assumed his new role at Ogilvy on Tuesday.

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AXE, BBH Offer an Important Lesson About Firefighters, Astronauts

Since BBH debuted last year’s Kiefer Sutherland-starring “Susan Glenn,” AXE’s TV spots have consistently been some of the best on TV. Well, maybe not the “best,” but considering how awful they used to be, they’ve come quite a long way. Now, with a new campaign for the AXE Apollo scent, BBH is taking things to a whole other level completely. That level, by the way, is freaking outer space.

The above spot, “Fireman,” teases the AXE Apollo Space Camp, which will allegedly offer 22 daring individuals the opportunity to receive rigorous astronaut training in Florida followed by a chance to go into outer space. Wait, outer space? Holy shit. Could this possible be legitimate in any way? Well, if you don’t believe AXE, do you believe the space camp’s spokesperson?

So, not only is this campaign apparently making history, but it’s giving us two great spots on top of that. For your chance to actually become an astronaut (that’s right, Lance Bass), enter at the AXE Apollo Space Camp website before February 3. Credits after the jump.

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