Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-McCann New York placed a statue of a fearless girl facing off against Bowling Green Park’s Charging Bull as an International Women’s Day stunt for State Street Global Advisors (video above).

-TBWA\Chiat\Day New York laid off approximately 5 creatives this week after losing SportChek, GoDaddy and portions of the Nissan business.

-Zambezi promoted majority owner and COO Jean Freeman to chief executive officer. Co-founder Chris Raih will move into a role as president.


-Creative directors David Soames and Dustin Taylor and account director Matt Sitser launched new creative agency The Shop in Dallas

-Bahamas resort Atlantis, Paradise Island tasked Los Angeles creative agency enso with redefining its creative direction, social impact and business purpose.

-Nonfiction Unlimited added Jimmy Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi to its directorial roster. The married couple are known for their  documentary Meru, which won the U.S. Audience Documentary Award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. 

-Brownstein Group named Erin Allsman as the agency’s first-ever managing director. 

-M&C Saatchi Mobile will now handle media planning and buying for Austin-based Snap Kitchen.