Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Luxury lifestyle and shoe brand Jimmy Choo appointed New York-based creative agency Laird & Partners to produce its Spring/Summer 2016 campaign (video above).

Horizon Media and InnoceanWorldwide joint venture Canvas Worldwide appointed Paul Woolmington as CEO, effective January 18, 2016.

-M&C Saatchi LIDA COO Louise Whitcombe is leaving to become group managing director at Havas Helia, while executive creative director Nicky Bullard departs for McCann’s MRM Meteorite in the U.K., where he will serve as chairman and CCO. 

Australian telecommunications company Optus added AKQA to its agency roster after a review.

Horizon Media wants you to apply for a job as a mobile supervisor, so they made a fake Adele video.

-McDonald’s is completely overhauling its packaging.

-Engine cooling solutions provider Horton, Inc. appointed Martin Williams Advertising as its AOR. 

-Adweek explains “Why Facebook’s Audience Network Looks Like a Billion-Dollar Advertising Machine.”