-Mindshare’s David Adelman, most recently executive director of the New York office, has been promoted to head of the agency’s Chicago office, where he will manage over 150 employees who work with clients including Kimberly-Clark, Dyson and Sam’s Club. Meanwhile, Mary Carpenter, who currently leads the Chicago team, will take on a North American role spearheading Mindshare’s new Performance Marketing practice.
-We’re not sure if we agree with Bill Meadows that this is “the best thing you will see on the internet today” but we are a bit intrigued by CP+B EP/head of radio and audio production Jason Gagnon’s incomparable head-shaking skills (above).
-Catherine Lance Bones, a ten-year TBWA\Chiat\Day LA vet, and DDB LA alum Shannon Turner have joined digital marketing shop TVGla as controller and account director, respectively.
-DDB Public Relations has been named agency of record for Seattle’s The Woodmark Hotel.
-Whitehouse Post editor/partner Alaster Jordan will relocate from London to New York on Jan. 1. link
-Gawker’s Hamilton Nolan tells the tale of how “shady marketers are still quietly bribing bloggers.” You’re kidding. link
– The “Midas Awards World’s Best Financial Advertising” has announced its 2013 shortlist. link