Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Schiefer Chopshop launched “Easy to Switch, Easy to Save” for Boost Mobile (video above).

-Peroni is launching a creative review following its sale to Asahi Group last year.

-Organic launched “#StudyFest” for AT&T to help the kids survive finals week.

-GroupM promoted Lindsay Pattison to a new role as chief transformation officer.

-Advertising Week hired Mari Kim Novak as president.

-Independent Los Angeles agency Zambezi is launching a commercial production/post production company called Blink StudiosAlex Cohn will lead Blink Studios as head of content.

-Marketing firm Grandesign acquired Hadley Media, a company that specializes in staging events at Comic-Con, CES, etc. for “for mid-seven figures.”

-Wunderman D.C. executive vice president, CCO Tuesday Poliak explains how she landed her first agency gig.

-According to Digiday, “Brand snark and slang on social media doesn’t work.” But you already knew that. 

-Publicis is involved in an accounting row with “French shareholder group Gouvernance en Action, its director Fabrice Remon and French magazine L’Obs.”