Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Amazon Prime and Tool blew up some cars and live-streamed it on Twitch to promote the second season of The Grand Tour (video above).

-Sources told Adweek that The Martin Agency CCO Joe Alexander‘s resignation followed multiple complaints of sexual harassment.

-Bain Capital completed its acquisition of Asatsu-DK.


-Digital Media company Sweety High is launching a creative agency targeting Gen Z called Extra Credit.

-Cheil London promoted Russell Schaller to executive creative director. 

-U.S. investment firm Stagwell Group acquired London-based digital agency Forward3D.

-Bullitt hired Allison Amon as executive vice president, sales and development.