Monday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-AMV BBDO launched a “No Drama” campaign for Mars’ Dolmio brand (video above).

-BBDO New York CEO John Osborn is leaving the agency to become CEO of OMD U.S.

-The Richards Group launched its first campaign for the American Cancer Society after being selected as its agency of record in January.


-Energy BBDO promoted John Pratt to executive vice president head of integrated production. He joined the agency in 2008 and formerly served as senior vice president, executive producer.

-Publicis Groupe is tasking Steve King with leading its U.K. business as part of its new regional structure.

-Ad industry groups are not happy with Apple but the company is “uniquely positioned to not care,” says media industry analyst Rebecca Lieb.

-Cambridge Analytica chief revenue officer Duke Perrucci explores “The End of the Traditional Advertising Agency.”