Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-AKQA teamed up with production company tinygiant and director Andrew Gant on this spot for Haig Club (video above).

Group account director David Lowrie left Saatchi & Saatchi L.A. to become senior vice president, group account director at George P. Johnson Experience Marketing of Torrance, CA, where he manages the Toyota account.

-M&C Saatchi appointed Justin Tindall as executive creative director.

WONGDOODY launched the social-media centric #SlurpCarols campaign for The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf.

FCB Chicago’s Movember event raised about $9500 to support Men’s Health, though we hear the ladies in the office weren’t all crazy about the ‘staches.

-Tool of North America added Leigh Marling to its directorial roster.

The Supreme Court of California “ruled that consumers could assert claims under California consumer protection statutes for intentionally mislabeling products as organic.”

-The FTC brought complaints against Bed Bath & Beyond, Nordstrom, JCPenney and for marketing “bamboo products” that weren’t made of bamboo.