Friday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Altmann + Pacreau launched a pet abandonment awareness campaign for Fondation 30 Millions d’Amis, highlighting France’s dubious distinction as the pet abandonment champion of Europe (video above).

Johan Olivero and Johan Eghammer are joining Forsman & Bodenfors to help lead creative in its New York office.

-Apple chief design officer Jony Ive is leaving to start his own company.


-Agency professionals are optimistic after the self-congratulatory spectacle of Cannes.

-MediaCom Sue Unerman echoes the optimism, saying the festival was about solutions rather than problems this year.

-GSK is beginning its marketing restructuring ahead of the upcoming merger with Pfizer.

-Nivea responded to allegations of homophobic comments after FCB resigned the account.

-M&C Saatchi and Getty Images celebrate the history of queer culture in the U.K. with “Capturing The Rainbow.”