Thursday Morning Stir

By Patrick Coffee 

-The emo horses keep running (and running… and running) in adam&eveDDB’s latest for Lloyd’s Bank.

-Former Doner CCO Rob Strasberg talks to Digiday about leaving the agency world behind and working in the nonprofit space.

-More About Advertising argues that WPP will never be the same regardless of the current investigation’s outcome and that the company may be broken up if Martin Sorrell leaves.

-The Wall Street Journal describes the probe as “rare public scrutiny” of a very public CEO.

-At least one female agency executive has come to Sorrell’s defense, as The Truth Agency CEO Mary Keane-Dawson says her interactions with him have been “absolutely positive.”

-Another gender gap survey reveals that the UK’s worst agency offenders are WPP, JWT and DDB.

-Boulder-based Fortnight Collective will launch an office in London led by Aimee Luther, former managing director of BMB.

-Impero of London won an assignment to promote The Gin Hub’s newest product, Beefeater Pink.

-What keeps Hearts & Science CEO Scott Hagedorn up at night? Accenture. But not China!