Thursday Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Wunderman Thompson created a “Don’t Let ZSL Go Extinct” PSA for Zoological Society of London featuring the one and only David Attenborough (video above).

-Black advocacy nonprofit 600 & Rising named its inaugural board of directors.

-David & Goliath founder and chairman David Angelo says uprooting systemic racism needs to start at the top.


Huge hired Judith Hoogenboom from SYPartners as global chief strategy officer. She succeeds Dick de Lange, who left Huge after around two years in that role.

-Publicis Groupe’s Daimler-dedicated unit, Publicis Emil, hired global chief transformation officer Conrad Fritzsch from Daimler.

-Pernod Ricard is developing an app to report online hate speech.

-LGBTQIA+ employee resource group McCannQ and McCann New York worked on pro bono social media campaign for Disclosure, a documentary on transgender depictions in film and television.

-Work, safety and lifestyle footwear company Red Wing Shoe named Droga5 as its newest creative agency partner, tasking the Accenture-owned shop with strategic and creative development for the brand’s experience-focused marketing efforts across North America.

-London creative agency Waste is using Animal Crossing: New Horizons to source new talent, offering players a chance at a three-month paid internship.

-Atlanta-based lease-purchase company Aaron’s appointed Nashville, Tenn.-based independent The Buntin Group as its media agency of record, following a review.