Monday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-72andSunny New York hypes the upcoming MLB season with a “Claim the Crown” spot for New Era (video above).

-Innocean placed CCO Eric Springer on leave in the wake of a sexual harassment lawsuit, brought in an external investigator.

-180 Female agency leaders launched Time’s Up Advertising to tackle the industry’s problems with sexual harassment and gender inequality.

-Speaking of, several U.K. agencies admitted to departing executives sending “Top 5” and “Bottom 5” lists ranking the attractiveness of female coworkers.

-Arnold welcomed Frad Saldanha as executive creative director, Icaro Doria first key hire since arriving as CCO last summer.

-The Drum asks if brand safety officer will dethrone chief media officer as the next big agency hire.

-Y&R New Zealand hired Kim Pick as executive creative director.