Wednesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Cheil Russia launched a spot for Samsung starring Alexander Zhuravlev, a photographer with 2% residual vision (video above).

-Adweek takes a look at New York startup agency JohnXHannes.

Jan Jacobs, Margaret Johnson, Brent Choi and Kevin Brady share the best advice they’ve ever received.

-Ogilvy & Mather London hired creative directors Martha Riley and Joao Linneu to oversee art direction.

-The Martin Agency London managing director Olivia Browne left to join Grey.

GNC’s revenue dropped 3.6% last quarter, following the NFL’s decision to pull Bullish’s Super Bowl spot for the brand.

-Campaign explains “How Axe redefined masculinity.” Did they really, though?

-The ASA banned an ad for the Coty-owned cosmetic brand Cara Delevingne Rimmel, saying the spot exaggerated the effects of its mascara.

-Every company has a chat app now.