Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Samsung turned a Russian building into “Europe’s Largest Galaxy S7 edge signage” (video above).

Gregg Bergan of Pure Brand Communications thinks Rich Siegel should be the next Martin Sorrell…and 36 people agree!

-MDC’s full-service media agency, Assembly, appointed Joel Pacheco as Chief Talent Officer.


-WPP media network Mediacom promoted Jon Gittings to the new role of Chief Strategy Officer for the Americas.

-The BBDO network is launching a study abroad-inspired BBDO Energy Exchange program with seven employees and four offices this summer. 

-The Advertising Standards Watchdog Ireland (ASAI) banned a Budweiser ad featuring MMA fighter Conor McGregor.

TEN: The Enthusiast Network released a new campaign for Motor Trend OnDemand.

Havas New York declared an end to the Post It Wars with the dropping of a blue mic from a yellow hand. Was this a Simpsons reference? Also, who won??