Friday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-This holiday ad for Iceland, which Mother London originally created for Greenpeace, was banned from broadcast for being “too political” (video above).

-Havas parted ways with co-chairman and CCO Jason Peterson “on mutual agreement.”

-VMLY&R unveiled its new global leadership team.


-BB&T Bank appointed The Tombras Group as its agency of record, following a lengthy review.

-Joan Creative co-founder and CEO  Lisa Clunie says the midterms offer hope for a more diverse advertising industry.

-DDB Canada chairman and CEO Frank Palmerleaving is the agency.

-Adam&Eve creative director Matt Fitch says advertising “is not a dirty word.”