Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-EnergyBBDO, ZTE and a cat get down to business in the agency’s latest campaign for the Chinese tech giant.

-WPP agreed to tender its shares of Asatsu-DK to Bain Capital.

-CHE Proximity launched a stop-motion Christmas spot for Lego Australia.


-WPP-owned creative agency Swift appointed Stewart Pratt as its first vice president, data science.

-Sunfish managing director and head copywriter Andy Maslen explains “Why copywriters are their own worst enemies.”

-GE vice chair Beth Comstock says, “You have to invest in your brand.”

-The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks, made up of 1,400 current and former National Park Service employees, launched an online holiday store to raise funds needed in the face of Trump administration budget cuts.