Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Havas Istanbul gives us this depressing meditation on climate change for client Finish.

-Deutsch laid off at least 5% of staff in L.A. due to its VW contract ending next month.

-Disney will launch a review of its $1.7 billion global media account in the coming weeks.

-Former FCB CCO Liz Taylor is joining Leo Burnett in a global creative leadership role.

-Three Game of Thrones actors appear in this new SodaStream ad (video above). Hodor.

-Asda chief customer officer Andy Murray explains why he prefers agencies only pitch one idea in response to a brief.

-The Drum asks if a new CMO is really what Kraft Heinz needs to turn things around.

-Fitness brand Equinox hired Seth Solomon, formerly of Wunderman and R/GA, as CMO.

-Digiday examines how Facebook is reaching out to new agency partners.

-Have you noticed how much beer ads have changed to meet evolving tastes among drinkers?

-General Mills is spending a third of its digital budget for some brands on influencer marketing.