Thursday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 


-2014 International ANDY Awards chairman David Droga has picked his jury for next year’s event, which takes place Feb. 18-24 in Shanghai. Among those creatives making the list, which spans the globe, are CP+B CEO Andrew Keller, DDB Worldwide CCO Amir Kassaei and W+K ECD, Susan Hoffman. See the full list after the jump.


-Havas Worldwide London has welcomed 11-year AMV BBDO vet Mark Fairbanks as its new ECD. Fairbanks replaces Mick Mahoney, who left in May to become ECD at RKCR/Y&R.

-According to Business Insider, these are “The 50 Sexiest Advertising Executives Alive.” link

-New York-based creative agency Cornerstone, which works with brands like Converse and Diageo, is expanding its U.K. operations, moving to new HQ in London’s East End and adding a handful of new senior hires. Among those joining Cornerstone U.K. are content manager Adam Hanim, senior account manager Fiona Ghobrial, senior account director Joe Strinati and in January, digital director Karen Piper.

-ATTIK has teamed up with prodco Humble and director Jeff Bitsack to create the latest spot in Scion’s Pure Process campaign (above). A little behind-the-scenes info on the spot here.

-Vertical social media company Glam Media has appointed Dan Lagani as president/chief revenue officer. Lagani will work out of NYC and will report to Glam Media chairman/CEO, Samir Arora.

-Director Scotty Bergstein has joined the roster of Los Angeles-based production company TWC Films for exclusive U.S. representation.

– L.A.-based UTA Brand Studio, the brand strategy division of United Talent Agency, has brought on FutureBrand/Siegel+Gale alum Marcus Bartlett as creative director.

As promised, your 2014 International ANDY Jury…

  • · Olivier Altmann, Publicis, Paris
  • · Sarah Barclay, JWT, New York
  • · Katrien Bottez, Duval Guillaume Modem, Brussels
  • · Edmund Choe, TBWA, Singapore
  • · Merlee Cruz Jayme, DM9 Jayme Syfu, Makati City
  • · Bob Greenberg, R/GA, New York
  • · Morihiro Harano, Mori Inc., Tokyo
  • · Susan Hoffman, W+K, Portland
  • · Margaret Johnson, Goodby Silverstein & Partners, San Francisco
  • · Laura Jordan Bambach, Dare
  • · Amir Kassaei, DDB, New York
  • · Andrew Keller , CP+B, Denver
  • · David Nobay, Droga5, Sydney
  • · Santosh Padhi, Taproot, Mumbai
  • · Malcolm Poynton, SapientNitro, London
  • · Eric Quennoy, W+K, Amsterdam
  • · Fernanda Romano, Naked, London
  • · Ted Royer, Droga5, New York
  • · Doerte Spengler-Ahrens, Jung von Matt, Hamburg
  • · Kate Stanners, Saatchi & Saatchi, London
  • · Mark Tutssel, Leo Burnett Worldwide, Chicago
  • · Mark Waites, Mother, London
  • · Nick Worthington, Colenso BBDO, Ponsonby
  • · Mark D’Arcy, Director of Global Creative Solutions, Facebook