Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Bob the Robot launched “The Duck & The Boy” for Sanoma Media Finland’s Aku Ankka magazine (video above).

-More About Advertising asks, “Sorrell and Levy: illuminating the sexism debate or two dogs with a scraggy old bone?

-Digital studio Reel FX appointed Jim Riche as head of production for its commercial division.


Tony Cullingham, the leader of the Watford Advertising Course, tells his students that the weakened advertising industry is a great opportunity.

-Publicis appointed Nicolas Menat as regional CEO of Publicis One.

-Strategic branding and design firm Red Peak Branding appointed Susan Cantor as its new CEO

-AdAge talks with Accuen CEO Megan Pagliuca about “The Rise of Programmatic Planners.”

-JWT collaborated with Japanese safety helmet brand Tanizawa on “life-saving interior design” for the earthquake-prone country.