Friday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham Comment

-Axe now sponsors NYC street musicians. link

-Razorfish appointed Barbara Ward Thall as MD, Media and Marketing, Domenic Venuto as MD, Client Solutions and Missy Foristall as MD, Experience and Platforms in its flagship NYC office. link

-Hill & Knowlton was selected as the official media sponsor for the UN Conference on Climate Change. link

-DDB Sydney snagged Publicis Mojo alums Steve Wakelam and Grant McAloon for group creative head roles. link

-Brooklyn-based interactive agency Huge named Initiative alum Tom Siebert as director of communications, while Tessa Barrera was named media strategist. link

-Yahoo and Microsoft missed their Oct. 27th deal deadline. link

-WPP’s Mediaedge:cia won Agency of the Year honors at the Media Week Awards. link

-Billy Mays tops the list of brand spokesman costumes for Halloween. Chris Farley apparently wasn’t in the running. link

-What are the 50 hottest brands on Twitter? link

-Lexus will sponsor in-flight WiFi on American Airlines during the first week of November. link

-Happy Halloween, folks!

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