Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Mobile network giffgaff launched this “House of Horrors” Halloween spot (video above).

-Environmentally friendly toy manufacturer Green Toys selected Blue Chip Marketing as its marketing agency of record

Global social media agency We Are Social appointed Pat McCaren and David Feldman as associate creative directors. 


-Adweek explains “Why Adblock Plus Is Meeting Publishers and Agencies in New York Next Week.”

-Toronto-based advertising agency Rain 43 promoted Laura Davis-Saville to vice president, director of strategic planning and hired Shawna Dressler as HR and operations director.

-Phelps appointed marketing veteran Kim Haskell as partner.

-Digital agency Almighty teamed up with nonprofit Oxfam America for the “Lives on the Line” workers’ rights campaign.

-AllTogetherNow appointed Chris Chivrall to the new role of data and distribution director.