-IPG-owned agency GolinHarris has welcomed Edelman alum Caroline Dettman chief creative/community officer.
–Warrior Poets, the New York-based production company founded by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Morgan Spurlock and his producing partner Jeremy Chilnick, has promoted Matthew Galkin to partner.
-MDC has appointed Carat USA alum Martin Cass as CEO, Steve Farella as chairman, and Michael Nicholas as entrepreneur-in-residence/chief experience officer of its new “scaled” U.S. media agency, Assembly.
-NYC-based branding/marketing comms agency The Halo Group has been selected by the Advertising and Marketing International Network (AMIN), a global alliance of more than 50 independently-owned integrated agencies, as its New York partner.
-With Fat Tuesday said and done, let us not forget this week’s official launch of food/beverage-focused agency quench, which already counts clients including Yuengling, Turkey Hill, ORTEGA, StarKist, Jarlsberg cheese, Dr. McGillicuddy’s, Firefly Moonshine and Firefly Vodka.
-Following the usual “competitive pitch,” organic baby and children’s food brand, Ella’s Kitchen, has appointed Havas Worldwide London to handle its European advertising account.