Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Accenture Interactive’s Rothco worked with Ireland energy supplier Electric Ireland on this “We’re Brighter Together” spot featuring Canadian astronaut Colonel Chris Hadfield (video above).

Zillow selected Fig as agency of record, following a review which included incumbent Deutsch.

Mark Penn‘s Stagwell Group built out its marketing team with three executive hires, bringing on a CSO and managing director, evp, marketing and sales and managing director of enterprise data.


-The Community hired Frank Cartagena as CCO of its New York office. He formerly served as executive creative director at 360i.

-S4 Capital is merging Circus Marketing with its content practice. The Mexico City-based digital agency will expand S4’s content capabilities, as well as its footprint in Latin America.

-Facebook still refuses to take down misleading political ads.

-An agency HR exec confesses it’s harder for agencies to recruit talent now.