-Former Saatchi & Saatchi LA ACD/art directors Brad Burke and Matthew Curry joined David&Goliath as ACD/integrated copywriter and ACD/integrated art director, respectively. The pair will work on Kia among other clients.
-Seattle-based indie consumer engagement agency Ascentium has relaunched as SMITH. link
-MEC has appointed Susan Schiekofer and Andy Wasef as president of digital and head of innovation and technology, respectively, for North America.
-Ex-Disney exec Brenda Major joined the 4A’s as VP for conferences and events.
-Digitaria Sports lead John Van Spyk was promoted to EVP at Digitaria proper.
-Multi-platform content creation company Antenna, which was born from prodco, The Ant Farm, has launched in Los Angeles. link
-Looks like The Telegraph jumped the gun on announcing a Facebook/Yahoo alliance. link
-Former Clearwire exec Michael Sievert joined T-Mobile as its new CMO. link
-Creative production company National Television has launched a new corporate identity and website. link
The SignOn.org folks will not rest til Macy’s dumps Donald Trump (above). Does it have to be just Macy’s?