Wednesday Morning Stir

By Kiran Aditham 

-Former Cramer-Krasselt CEO Paul Counsell is among a select few  being inducted into the newly formed Wisconsin Advertising Hall of Fame. link

-NYC digital content firm Crossborders merged with Utah-based software/interactive development firm,  Rain. link

-BBDO has once again taken over the reins on Visa’s global creative account. link

-Publicis & Hal Riney alum Trace Cohen joined fellow San Francisco shop Venables Bell & Partners as group strategy director.

-For those of you already missing pro hockey thanks to the lockout, San Francisco shop Heat is here to show you “Our Game” for EA Sports’ NHL 13 (above).

-VFX company Framestore has restructured its senior commercials leadership, promoting former MD, commercials Helen Stanley to MD of Integrated Advertising. Additionally, in November 2012, Mike Woods – Framestore’s digital CD, will be relocating from the London office to the New York one.