-Maker’s Mark launched a “Mark of the Maker” campaign featuring a spot narrated by Scarlett Johansson and featuring music by Moon Taxi (video above).
-Ogilvy appointed Leslie Sims and Piyush Pandey as U.S. and global CCO.
-GroupM downgraded its 2018 ad growth projections and 2019 expectations.
-Project Worldwide acquired New Zealand experiential agency Darkhorse.
-Cannabis company MedMen’s internal agency is set to grow to 50 full-time employees in the next year.
–Diageo is the latest client to pressure its agencies on diversity.
-Do influencers sell? Probably.