Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-JWT Sydney invites viewers to “Fall In Love With Lunch Again” for Subway (video above).

-WPP’s Ford-dedicated shop GTB is laying off two percent of its global staff after Ford named BBDO as its new lead creative agency.

-WPP hired Publicis vet Laurent Ezekiel as its first chief marketing and growth officer.

-Have you heard the good news? Advertising is in a better place than ever with no more assholes. Wait, what?

Pete Kasko and Bernadette Quinn‘s integrated creative company Carousel is opening in New York.

-Collaborations with breweries are all the rage, so Boston-based agency Adam Ritchie Brand Direction brought together rock band The Lights Out and brewery Aeronaut for an album released on a beer can.

-MediaLink CEO Michael Kassan shares his 2019 predictions.