Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Genworth launched a star-studded educational video entitled “Let’s Talk Now,” urging viewers to talk with family members about a long term care plan (video above).

-Consumers Energy, formerly with Lowe Campbell Ewald, appointed Duffey Petrosky its advertising and marketing agency of record.


-Nando’s PERi-PERi in Washington, D.C. is giving away free chicken at 4:20.

-San Francisco-based agency MUH-TAY-ZIK | HOF-FER was named agency of record for for AAA North California, Nevada, and Utah.

-Some agency folks launched “Phuck You Photo Reps” to shame the photo reps clogging their inboxes with spam.

-The International Tennis Hall of Fame named Doner as its agency of record.

-Baltimore agency MGH appointed Jane Goldstrom its president and chief operating officer, with current president Andy Malis assuming the role of chairman and chief executive officer.

-Google is launching sponsored search results in the Google Play store.