Thursday Morning Stir


By Kiran Aditham Comment

-As tipsters mentioned yesterday, W+K has reportedly sold off its six-story Portland HQ for $65 million. According to one site, though, the agency’s staying put (we’re looking into this). link

-Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner explains what fans will hate about season five. link

-Pinterest hired Tim Kendall, who spent four years as Facebook’s director of monetization. link

-CP+B promoted Sloan Schroeder and Julia Lafferty to EP and producer/video operations manager, respectively.

-Nissan and Habitat for Humanity celebrate their partnership with an interactive app (above) from TBWA\Chiat\Day LA. link

-McDonald’s CEO Jim Skinner is set to retire and will be replaced by president/COO Don Thompson. link