Monday Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Saatchi & Saatchi Sydney launched a spot for St. George Bank entitled “The Chase” featuring its “Little Dragon” character and an employee who is very devoted to customer service (video above).

-McCann Worldgroup CEO Harris Diamond discusses navigating a global organization in a time of crisis.

-McCann Worldgroup acquired employment engagement agency Synergy Creative.


-Adweek remembers former Wiener & Gossage CEO Alice Lowe.

Anomaly laid off 22 employees and cut pay for others, citing the impact of the coronavirus impact. This follows an earlier round of layoffs at Anomaly last week, impacting around 15 employees.

-The entire ad industry, meanwhile, is preparing for a prolonged downturn.

-The Media Kitchen CEO Barry Lowenthal discusses navigating a real-time work from home experiment. 

-1stAveMachine added director and interactive artist Em Cole to its roster for U.S. and U.K. commercial representation.