Tuesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-The BAM Connection launched the first campaign for Redemption Whiskey with this “Rye is Back” spot and yup, it sure is a whiskey ad (video above).

-Tourism Australia named M&C Saatchi as its global agency of record, following a review in which SS+K led the way in the U.S. portion of the pitch.

-MRM//McCann promoted Kate MacNevin to global CEO.

-Crossmedia CEOs Kamran Asghar and Martin Albrecht list ways agencies can be more transparent in their advertising.

-WPP unveiled a £300m restructuring plan. It looks like Mark Read is going to be busy.

-Outgoing Unilever CMO Keith Weed talks what’s next.

-Wunderman U.K. launched a “Merry Bloody Christmas” campaign for Bloody Good Period (BGP), a nonprofit dedicated to ending “period poverty.”

-Here’s a look at the U.K.’s 5 most complained-about Christmas ads.

-Bicoastal production company Sibling Rivalry added Kristyna Archer to its directorial roster.