Monday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Fiat launched “Bigger Is Better” with former MTV star Boykin (video above).

Thomas Shim, veteran of the Havas organization, created the “No Hatin’ X” tumblr, which promises to offer cures for “common racism,” “mild to severe homophobia” and more.

-Portland-based brand experience agency SET Creative was acquired by WPP.


-Thinkingbox hired Christopher Halminen as a creative director.

-Tourism Partnership of Niagara (TPN) selected MacLaren McCann as its full-service marketing agency of record.

-Adweek shares “5 Things to Take Away From This Year’s Titanium & Integrated Winners at Cannes.”

-Industry forecasts predict Netflix will grow its subscriber base 28 percent over last year’s figures.

-The&Partnership North America hired Ilana Nolte as president of its media arm, m/SIX.

-Publicis Worldwide’s Arthur Sadoun was tasked with leading MSLGROUP, Publicis Groupe’s global PR firm.