Tuesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-A honey bear has terrible timing in W+K’s “Good Talk” spot promoting the fast food chain’s Hot Honey Tenders (video above).

-W+K established a new global leadership team, naming Colleen DeCourcy and Tom Blessington as co-presidents.

-The Martin Agency launched a campaign for Virginia Tourism Commission redefining its “Virginia Is For Lovers” tagline nearly 50 years after its inception.

-Quicken Loans selected IPG Mediabrands’ UM as its media agency of record, following a review.

-Trump made an exemption for Apple (who make the iPhone he rage tweets from) in his new round of tariffs on China despite the fact that they aren’t gonna build factories in the U.S. anytime soon. Good news for Omnicom!

-Incoming comScore president Sarah Hofstetter is receiving a small signing bonus of $875,000. 

-Los Angeles-based agency Midnight Oil hired Holly Gregg in the new role of senior vice president, talent and culture.