Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Associate creative director/copywriter Cooper Evoy has left Canada and is wearing a bubble suit in hopes of landing a job in New York (video above).

-Reebok selected Deutsch as its creative agency of record, following a review.

-VW sent its commercial vehicles account from adam&eveDDB to BBH, following a review.


-Philip Morris is a tech company now. Cough. Meanwhile, AdAge takes a look back at when Philip Morris ran ads promoting the flavor-enhancing quality of its Lark brand’s charcoal filter, which it also claimed made it a healthier alternative. Far out.

-Twitter has around 60 million fewer daily users than Instagram.

-Ogilvy North hired Ritu Sharda as CCO.

-MRM//McCann appointed Kazz Ishihara as executive creative director in Japan.

-Redpepper added Mars Petcare and Rouses Supermarket to its client roster.

-Gimlet Media co-founders Alex Blumberg and Matt Liebe explain the reason$ they sold the podcast studio to Spotify.