Wednesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-TBWA\Paris launched “We Stand for Those Who” for French insurance company GMF (video above).

-Merkley+Partners promoted Cynthia Davis to Chief Client Officer; Scott Gelber to Chief Digital Officer; Alex Grossman to evp, group planning director; Diane Hernandez to evp, group account director; Chris Landi to evp, group creative director; and Lisa Mannarelli-Puleo to evp, group account director. Phew. 

-Copywriter Andrew Boulton laments that “people don’t read.”

George Parker hates Cannes, too. 

-Adweek thinks maybe companies should treat their employees well. Who knew??

-Stinkdigital created Pinterest’s first-ever TV ad. It is indeed an advertisement made for the tellyvision.

Looking to leave advertising? “Millennial experts” can make $20,000 per hour.

-The Drum talks with Sir John Hegarty, who thinks M&S fashion will ‘constantly fail.’