-Following a review, San Francisco-based Duncan/Channon was selected as AOR for craft beer brand, Kona Brewing Company.
-Speaking of reviews, in IPG news, global asset management firm MFS Investment Managementhas selected Draftfcb Chicago as its global agency of record and appointed Initiative to handle its media planning and buying needs.
– Brownstein Group has hired Darcy Soper as creative director. In her role, Soper will oversee creative strategy, concepting and execution for the IKEA account.
-Tribal DDB Toronto has appointed Josh Stein as creative director, effective today.
-Damon Yerian has been promoted to VP of creative services from creative director. Yerian joined Gilbreath in 2001 and hasr ridden up the latter in rank. Additionally, public relations and marketing veteran Bettie DeBruhl, APR, is Gilbreath’s new vice
president of marketing communications. DeBruhl previously headed BDB PR, a Houston-based public relations company.
-Carl Icahn has quite a lucrative beef with Apple. link
-Seattle-based Wexley School for Girls will launch the first-ever TV ad campaign during next year’s Super Bowl. link