-LGA Advertising launched “The Gauntlet” as part of accounting firm McGladrey’s rebranding as RSM (video above).
-Former Reel FX head of production David Bates returned to the digital studio as general manager.
–Kansas City-based marketing communications agency Kuhn & Wittenborn Advertising merged with full-service marketing firm Trozzolo Communications Group.
-Dos Equis’ “The Most Interesting Man in the World” will serve as the grand marshal of New York City’s 42nd Annual Village Halloween Parade.
-OOH media agency Billups appointed Matt Leible as CMO and promoted Rick Robinson to COO.
-Laughlin Constable appointed Michael Baer as its first chief marketing officer.
-Ikea toy designers turned ten winning children’s drawing into toys for its annual Soft Toys for Education fundraiser.