-Chinese marketing firm BlueFocus Communications Group Co. Ltd. has acquired a majority stake in social media agency, We Are Social, which houses offices in eight cities including New York, London and Sydney and works with clients ranging from Adidas and Heineken to Kimberly-Clark and Mondelez. We Are Social co-founder/global managing director Robin Grant and co-founder/global managing partner Nathan McDonald pictured l-r above.
-Former Spike DDB president Dana Wade has joined New York-based agency sparks & honey as chief client officer.
–Forbes has released its list of “the most unforgettable ad campaigns of 2013.” link
-FYI, final entry deadline for the Webbys is this Friday, Dec. 20. link
-Boonton, NJ-based S3 Agency, which works with clients such as BMW of North America and Tetley Tea, has brought on Tracey Jeffas as account supervisor, Michael D’Ambrosio as interactive art director and Valarie Brummert as production artist.