Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-TBWA Istanbul launched a “Gay Turtle” anti-homophobia campaign for Amnesty International, featuring a video (above) of a pet store employee trying to sell customers a turtle he claims is gay.

The Martin Agency appointed Olivia Browne as the first managing director of Martin London.

-Hartas and Craig has “Three Questions for…Hamish Stewart, Executive Creative Director at R/GA Sydney.”


KBS wants to go international, is still looking to replace its co-CCOs.

adam&eveDDB hires Russell Hopson as its new group managing director.

Brazilian telecom company Oi introduced a new logo which responds to sound, looks different to every customer who speaks to it.

Advertising Week Europe’s Matt Scheckner knows showbiz, according to Advertising Week Europe’s Matt Scheckner.

Tom Goodwin of Havas thinks maybe adblocking is the best thing for the industry.