Wednesday Odds and Ends

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By Kiran Aditham Comments

-CP+B creative director Dave Swartz, who has been with the agency on and off since 1990, has been promoted to director of art and design, which basically builds on the design director position once occupied by John Kieselhorst. The latter of course left to co-found Made Movement earlier this year.

-Speaking of CP+B, in case you missed it, go check out the agency’s art iPad app for Kraft Mac ‘n Cheese. link

-We did rather enjoy this little Twitter tiff between Taco Bell and Old Spice (above). link

-The Pitch winner SK+G was appointed as AOR for soon-to-be-reopened, Santa Barbara, CA resort, El Encanto. In addition, the Las Vegas lifestyle/leisure-focused agency welcomed back former ACDs David Wong and Natalia Chaffin as group creative directors.

-Meanwhile, Jordi Pont rejoined W+K Amsterdam after a two-year absence to serve as group account director on Heineken and GE.

-The Onion’s AV Club has partnered with Stride Gum to launch a new comedic video series called Stand Down. link

-Landor Associates alum Russ Meyer joined Omnicom agency Siegel+Gale as global strategy director.

-Here’s one site’s take on the “top 10 viral ads of all time.” link

-It looks like Co: is seeking a few good men and/or women. link