Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster Comment

-A bunch of employees at Y&R offices around the world tried and sort-of succeeded at making and eating the “McWhopper” after winning some ANDY Awards for the campaign.

JWT veteran Eugene Secunda argues that, while changes have been made, there’s lots of work to do in getting past the “Mad Men era.” (Obvious statement of the day?)

-CHI & Partners CCO Jonathan Burley explores “The necessary demise of the creative team.”

You can learn the winner of PR agency Cohn & Wolfe’s annual survey of the world’s “100 most authentic brands” if you click here. You will be surprised!

-CHI & Partners won the  News UK’s Sunday Times Rich List assignment and boosted its creative department with six new hires. 

-Publicis Media appointed AKQA general manager Amanda Morrissey as its U.K. CEO

Minneapolis agency Solve took a miniature version of itself on a tour of Midwest college campuses

-360i will offer free marketing workshops to nonprofits.