Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Team One launched “World Premiere” for the Lexus LC 500 (video above).

-Adweek asks Will Taco Bell’s Big Super Bowl Reveal Be the Cheese-Engorged Quesalupa?”

IPA (the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising) president DLKW Lowe chairman Tom Knox says that women should hold 40% of senior positions at ad agencies by 2020

An NBC executive actually told Adweek he isn’t worried about Netflix because “people are watching TV the way that God intended.”

Clio-winning work by London’s The Partners appears to rip off an artist’s material.

Apple is pulling direct sales support for iAd, its advertising business. 

-Pactera, run by former Razorfish executive Jose Martinez, acquired digital agency Blue Fountain Media of New York.

DigitasLBi hired Steve Swanson as senior vice president,managing director in Atlanta.