Thursday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham Comment

-Legendary NBA coach Phil “The Zen Master” Jackson’s first, awkward tweet is actually part of an AOL effort. link

-Effective July 1, 21-year Martin Agency vet Janet White will take over for Rene Ferran, who’s been with the agency the same amount of time, as chief financial officer.

-BBH New York has promoted strategy director Julian Cole to the title of comms planning department head, effective immediately.

-New York-based shop The Terri & Sandy Solution, which nabbed AOR duties for Peeps six months ago, has bowed the Easter-themed spot above for the Just Born candy brand.

-Chicago/L.A.-based Walton Isaacson has bumped up Colin Costello to senior creative director, which calls for him to focus on the African-American market. During his career, Costello has served as a GCD at the likes of DDB, DraftFCB and Publicis.

-James Bond made an in-and-out appearance at the New York Auto Show, and…backlash ensues. link

-After barely a year spent working with Creature, Foot Locker is on the hunt for a new agency to work on its joint campaign with Adidas. link

-Chermayeff &  Geismar, which has created logos for the likes of Chase, NBC and the Smithsonian during its 56-year history, is adding 10-year vet Sagi Haviv to its masthead. link