Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-DDB South Africa launched “Instaglad” for Glad (video above).

-The 3 Percent Conference founder Kat Gordon shares “An Open Letter to the AAF President on the Ridiculousness of All-Male, All-White Juries.”

Digital and direct marketing agency Lida appointed Trefor Thimas as chief creative officer.


-Adweek explains why “Reactions to the All-Female Ghostbusters Trailer Prove It’ll Be the Most Polarizing Movie of the Year.”

-Wingnut Advertising promoted Ann Elkins from account director to vice president.

National Advertising Benevolent Society (NABS) appointed MediaCom chairwoman Karen Blackett as its new president

-LBB asks “What Will Adland Do with Facebook’s New Blank Canvas?

Communisis-owned agency PSONA unveiled its new leadership team, which includes former BBH executive Fiona Scott as managing director.