Wednesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-VMLY&R London launched a self-described ridiculous ad touting ridiculously good value for TUI’s First Choice (video above).

Publicis Groupe hired Louis-Phillipe “LP” Tremblay as CCO for One Publicis Team Samsung.

-The Martin Agency’s former chief communications officer Dean Jarrett died at the age of 59, following a battle with cancer.


-Here’s your first agency holiday card roundup.

Dentsu is cutting its headcount by around 11% in seven markets as part of a restructuring.

Carlsberg appointed Grey Europe for its alcohol free beer account.

-According to Digiday, CMOs need more than marketing expertise these days.

VMLY&R Melbourne strengthened its creative department with a series of new hires and a promotion.