Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

Colonel Sanders is an outlaw in Sid Lee Paris’ new spot for KFC promoting The Kentucky Burger (by which they mean chicken sandwich).

-In the second burger chain account shift of the week, Smashburger selected Parters + Napier as creative and media agency of record.

Pabst Blue Ribbon named 72andSunny Los Angeles as its lead creative agency.


-Campaign examines the best and worst agency parental leave policies.

Dentsu Aegis Network hired Hamish Nicklin as executive director, media for the U.K .and Ireland. Nicklin formerly served as Guardian News & Media chief revenue officer.

-M&C Saatchi L.A. has a new joint leadership team.