Friday Morning Stir

By Kiran Aditham 

-Boston-based Allen & Gerritsen appointed former Arnold management supervisor Cindy Giordano as VP, marketing director and Digitas alum Dan Sarmiento as VP, director of strategy.

-Boulder-based cherry juice brand Cheribundi picked local agency TDA as its AOR. Cheribundi had been handling ad efforts in-house for the last three years and has worked with Cincinnati shop LPK prior.

-F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi and Stink Sao Paulo are the latest to give Queen a nod in an advert, this time for Trident (above).

-Macy’s is rolling out 13 new brands including a Marilyn Monroe fashion line and tattoo-inspired t-shirts for men. link

-Can agencies win the talent battle with startups? link

-Nielsen chimes in with a report that global internet ad spending was up 7.2 percent for Q2. link