Monday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Budweiser teamed up with Seattle-based agency PB& and director Tony Fulgham for a “Dishing Up America” series focused on the food of the Northwest (video above).

-Former CP+B CCO Ralph Watson is suing CP+B and holding company MDC Partners for defamation and wrongful termination, among other charges.

-Translation social strategy director John “JP” Petty III writes that “It’s Time to Put an End to Advertising’s Too Frequent Cultural Slipups.”


-Walmart hired a new CMO and chief customer officer.

-Diageo is asking its agency partners for their internal “diversity plans.”

-Orcí creative director Javier Güemes says the World Cup is a “free shot into understanding the Hispanic market’s many layers” for marketers.

-Brave Bison CCO Will Pyne says influencer marketing’s reality check is “long overdue.”