Wednesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-BBDO New York created an “Adoptable Facebook Mask” in a National Pet Adoption Month effort for Pedigree (video above).

-The Barbarian Group co-founder Keith Butters is joining KBS as global chief technology officer.

-Josiane Paris’ Valentin Guiod and adam&eveDDB London’s Min-Hyung Choi created and directed a series of ads for human rights organization Cimade comparing Olympic athletes and refugees.

-Wunderman London promoted chief operating officer Pip Hulbert to CEO.

-AdAge examines the difficulties in rebranding The Weinstein Company.

-TSB chief marketing and communications officer Nigel Gilbert compared media agencies’ trust and transparency issues with the loss of trust in big banks during the financial crisis.

-Now-former ASA chairman Lord Smith sees greater agency consolidation on the horizon but hopes creativity can survive. Yawn.