Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Dentsu Aegist Network expanded its executive team with new creative leaders, appointing Dick Van Motman as global CEO, creative and Gordon Bowen as CCO.

-MDC Partners acquired Brooklyn digital brand and product innovation studio This Also, allowing Portland-based Instrument to expand to New York.

-Samsung America CMO Marc Mathieu is leaving the company.


-The cast of Queer Eye critique Bojack Horseman in the latest Netflix campaign. What is this, a crossover episode?

-BBH retained Barclay’s £30m account. 

-Former Ogilvy Germany CCO Michael Kutschinski is joining Plan.Net as managing director in Hamburg.