Wednesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-VCCP Sydney navigates “Possum Problems” for insurance comparison service Compare the Market (video above).

-Industry vets Alexander Rea and Christian Colasuonno launched creative consultancy Aux.

-A recent poll by BritePool and Annenberg Research found that 87% of consumers would opt out of ad targeting under CCPA.


-Four CEOs from Adweek’s Fastest Growing Agencies discuss challenges and success stories.

-Head of of media and connections strategy Lone Thomson left Coca-Cola to join Meatless Farm Co as CMO.

-Internet ad platform Criteo is struggling after Facebook decertified it as a marketing platform.

-The U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) deemed “irresponsible” a tongue-in-cheek Burger King milkshake ad released in response to Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage being hit with a milkshake.