Wednesday Morning Stir

By Kiran Aditham 

-Omnicom-owned agency Critical Mass has opened up its Latin American hub, which is based in San Jose, Costa Rica. CM will share its new space with its wholly-owned digital production facility, The Hangar Interactive. The leader ship team at Critical Mass LatAm consists of creative director Enrique Ottone, general manager Jaime Escobar and technology director/Possible Worldwide alum, Miguel Alvarez (pictured l-r above).

-Like clockwork, Leo Burnett has released its Cannes 2013 predictions. link


-Another award show, another big win for R/GA and Nike Fuelband. link

-John Benedict and Eric Burnett, previously of CP+B and 72andSunny, respectively, have joined The Barbarian Group as ACDs.

-Clear Channel Outdoor has promoted Pru Parkinson to the newly created role of global chief marketing officer.