Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-CP+B executive director of art & design Dave Swartz went all out for his agency headshot, imitating a renowned Albrecht Dürer self-portrait (video above).

-Independent film company Entertainment Studios is searching for a full-service agency partner to handle its $350 million marketing budget.

-Campaign’s Nicola Kemp writes that “Change, not talk, is what diversity needs.” We know this, though.


-Full-service digital agency DEG hired Tug McTighe as executive creative director.

-Global consultancy Saffron has opened a new San Francisco office and hired Keith Miller, formerly of Razorfish and frog design, to run the operation.

-Grove Bay Hospitality Group named Miami-based independent brand strategy and creative media agency Hi-gloss as its agency of record.

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett announced on Instagram that he plans to donate all his endorsement money in 2017

-Creative production company Derby hired industry veteran Robin Stevens for Mid-West sales representation.