-R/GA vet Karen Spiegel has taken over for Wally Petersen as Draftfcb’s EVP/global chief communications officer. link
-Horizon Media has launched a new unit dubbed Scout Wellness, which will be led be managing director, Rich Abend, an eleven-year veteran of health, wellness and active-lifestyle marketing. SW’s first client is Sleepy’s.
- Indie digital agency Resource has added creative directors Steve Anacker and Dave Clark in its San Francisco and Chicago offices, respectively.
-Dubai/NY-based commercial animation studio Clockwork VFX has added Nina Davenport as executive producer.
-Montreal-based agency Nurun has launched a new e-commerce website for Walmart Canada. link
-20th Century Fox and Soap Creative are behind a new digital experience to help hype the new Wolverine film (image above). link
-FYI, the early entry deadline for the Shorty Awards is Nov. 14, 2013. link
– BRW Filmland Los Angeles has signed comedy director Matthew Pollock for U.S. commercial representation.
-So, what is the Department of Justice charging the U.S. Airways/American Airlines merger to finally happen? link
-The Internet Advertising Bureau has appointed digital media vet Peter Naylor as its first publisher-in-residence.