Friday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard joins the “The Order of Cholula” in a new spot for the hot sauce brand (video above).

-Alexis Berger, mobile advertising company Kargo’s former senior vice president of sales for the Midwest and West Coast, was awarded more than $40 million over sexual discrimination and wrongful termination in a third-party arbitration ruling.

-McCann New York hired Pierre Lipton, formerly CCO at 360i, as global executive creative director.

-AnalogFolk hired Kunal Muzumdar as managing director for the U.S. 

-Hill Holliday CCO Lance Jensen explains what it takes to be a great creative.

-LBB talks with 72andSunny Amsterdam creatives Georgi Gregori and Jorgen Sibbern.

-Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor parent company Hudson’s Bay Co. plans to eliminate around 2,000 jobs in response to a tough quarter.