-Pennzoil and JWT Atlanta say goodbye to the Dodge Viper (video above).
-ADC (formerly Art Directors Club) hired Michael O’Rourke as executive director.
-Apple-owned fashion headphones brand Beats by Dre selected Havas Media to handle media buying and planning in the EMEA region.
-Greatest Common Factory co-founders Karen Jacobs and John Trahar explain why they “Killed the Account Manager.”
-Group managing director Russell Hopson is leaving adam&eveDDB to join M&C Saatchi Sydney. Priya Patel is leaving her position as managing director at Y&R London to relocate to Australia (the two are married).
-Colenso BBDO senior art director Andre Sallowicz and creative group head Simon Vicars are joining adam&eveDDB as creative directors.
-Advertising circa 1804: Andrew Jackson offering $50 for the capture of his runaway slaves. Cornell University’s history department is cataloguing such runaway slave ads in a project it’s calling “The Freedom on the Move.”
-A lawsuit filed by a former Snapchat employee claims CEO Evan Spiegel said the app is “only for rich people.” Oh, and agency strategists.
–Ads on Facebook Messenger? Who doesn’t want that!?