Monday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Creative duo the Harmon Brothers were behind this new spot for Utah-based subscription photo book service Chatbooks (video above).

Hillary Clinton‘s campaign compares Donald Trump to famous movie bullies in its latest ad (video above), which was not made by Droga5.

-Duncan/Channon launched its first campaign for Kettle Brand chips with OOH and print work in “Stir the Pot.”

Japanese labor inspectors raided Dentsu’s Tokyo headquarters, as well of seven of its other offices in the country, following 24-year-old Dentsu employee Matsuri Takahashi‘s suicide and its possible connection to overwork.

-NBC Universal named Dan Lovinger as head of ad sales for its sports group, replacing Seth Winter in the role. 

-Northwest Ohio-based agency Hart acquired Columbus-based Conrad Phillips Vutech (CPV), making it one of Ohio’s largest independent agencies.

-West Coast-based representation shop Safeword Creative Management hired Matt Griffin as a junior rep after adding prod cos Community Films and JOJX to its roster.

-Independent San Francisco agency Swirl hired Deidra Bodkin as executive vice president of media services. “Deidra’s vast experience in the media and marketing industry will be a great asset for our company as we continue to grow…” Swirl co-CEO and president John Berg said in a statement.

-SpecialGuest hired Johannes Leonardo and W+K vet Cedric Gairard as head of development.