Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Patrick Coffee 

-LA’s Stun Creative launched a campaign for ShoeDazzle, a “Southern California-based e-tailer co-founded by Kim Kardashian and now led by Chief Stylist Rachel Zoe.” Then they pitched it to us for some reason.

-CCO Nils Leonard of Grey London says agencies are “shit at trust.

-Havas Worldwide President Kate Robertson told audiences at an Adweek Europe event that women are “treated appallingly” in the ad industry. No one disagreed with her.


-M&C Saatchi jumped on the “head of talent” trend by hiring Claire Croft of Proximity to fill that role.

-MDC agency Laird+Partners, which specializes in fashion and luxury clients, hired Manuel Frei (formerly of Bally) as ECD and Mike Karam (formerly of 360i and McCann) as head of digital and integrated strategy.

-New Jersey’s Sigma Group signed Kerri Koppel, former partner and senior director at MEC, as its new media director.

-The Humane Society chose Rokkan as creative and media agency for its latest “national puppy mill awareness and education campaign.”

-Online gambling company Betsafe chose CP+B Scandinavia as its AOR.