Monday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Baumann Ber Rivnay/Saatchi & Saatchi created “The Monument to the Future Victims of the Conflict” for The Parents Circle Family Forum in anticipation of the upcoming Israeli elections (video above).

-W+K Tokyo appointed John Rowe as managing director.

-Los Angeles- based full-service strategic creative agency Standard Time promoted copywriter Spencer Somers to the role of associate creative director. The agency also hired ACD Josh Kopeika (formerly CD at Eyeball), Digital Creative Lead Jake Levin (previously Art Director at Ogilvy & Mather, New York), and Senior Graphic Designer Alex Stevens.

-ModOp Films added Paul Goldman to its directorial roster.

-Design and digital production shop Timber celebrated its first anniversary by moving into a new, expanded Santa Monica studio and hiring Nicholas Hiegel as a digital effects supervisor and Reber Covington for west coast representation.

-WPP-owned global branding agency Brand Union created new packaging graphics and design for the launch of Kahlua Salted Caramel.

-Global media agency network Mindshare North America appointed Rolf Olsen as chief data officer.

-360i and Jameson claim to have created “the first 3-D video ad for Facebook and Instagram.”