Thursday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham Comment

-Modernista OG Mike Densmore was named head of business development at Droga5.

-Chicago’s Plan B offers its top 11 “controversial” ad predictions of 2012. link

-Heineken still believes in QR codes…ugh, so 2011. link

-Organic hired iCrossing alum Rachel Pasqua as executive director of mobile and Claudia Duch as executive director of strategy on Hasbro and The Hartford.

-McCann offers up its “12 Truths About Social in 2012.” link

-Why do Bing and Yahoo even bother when it comes to the search game? link

-Sue R.E. Geramian has been appointed to the newly created position of SVP, global brand communications of MRM.

-We neglected to mention earlier this week that Mad Men will be back on March 25. link

-Here’s an inside look into “New York’s most aggressive PR spin machine.” link

-Email campaigns: Still thriving somehow. link