Friday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Hassan & Partners pay tribute to recently-deceased Motörhead frontman (and former Hawkwind bassist) Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister in this ad for Finnish dairy brand Valio (video above). 

Geometry Global North America appointed Jim Carlton as CCO.

Greg Lao, who spent more than 10 years in accounts and business management at JWT, is joining McCann HumanCare (a division of McCann Health) as SVP/group account director. He will lead the new Jansen business along with VP/account director and fellow JWT vet Alison Loiacono.

-Digiday claims that “Agencies love luxury clients, but not for the money.”

-eMarketer explores the effectiveness of in-Game advertising.

-Morrisons is expected to confirm the appointment of Publicis as its creative agency. JWT was the other finalist in the review, which also included CHI, WCRS and Grey.

-The Gap reported a 20th straight month of flat or falling sales for December.

-For National Bubble Bath Day, Mr. Bubble is introducing Mighty Bubble and the Moontastic Mess, “a limited-edition children’s book chronicling the adventures of Mighty Bubble, the superhero alter ego of bathtime-favorite Mr. Bubble.”