Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster Comment

-Miami Ad School students Tadhg Ennis and Brendan Irving created this spec spot for Guiness (video above).

-VML promoted Amy Worley to executive director of channel activation, named Madeline Nies group director of communications planning and hired Lisa Purpura as group director of media in Chicago.

-Millennial agency employees love working remotely because, as one 27-year-old tells Digiday, “Nobody can tell what I’m billing.”

-Kinetic Worldwide CEO David Krupp weighs in on “Why the Ad Industry Needs to Make Gender Equality a Priority.”

-BETC London promoted Rosie Bardales to the role of chief creative officer.

-Mindshare won media AOR duties on TJ Maxx and Marshalls. Good luck…

-Outgoing Carl’s Jr. CEO Andrew Puzder claims he told 72andSunny that the brand’s previous racy ads “didn’t have as much of an impact” as they used to.

-Campaign explains “Why brands are embracing the influencer-investor.”