Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-RPA dropped in to surprise an ARCO gas superfan with a custom comic book cover (video above).

Doner L.A. has created a Fan Forgiveness Policy for employees who need to miss part of the workday to watch their favorite NFL team play (one team per employee, void where prohibited, etc.)

Keith Lusby was named executive director of Mediahub’s lead office in Boston

-Brothers and Sisters CEO Matthew Charlton explains “why new Ogilvy CEO Charlie Rudd faces a challenge taking BBH culture with him.”

-Kansas City full-service agency Bernstein-Rein announced a partnership with Gold’s Gym.

-Havas Worldwide appointed Paul Ward as group head of operations and innovation.

-Elanco selected Colle+McVoy as advertising agency of record for its its pain and surgery, dermatology and specialty brand portfolios. 

-Adweek explains “Why Jim Beam Is Running Snapchat Ads to Launch a New Apple-Flavored Bourbon.”