Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-JWT New York launched a “Start A Story. Adopt” PSA campaign for The Shelter Pet Project, featuring internet sensations like Keyboard Cat and Hamilton Pug (video above).

-Toyota plans to scrap its Scion brand.

-AnalogFolk promoted managing director Matt Law to chief operating officer, appointed Ete Davies as his successor. 

Cutters Studios added feature film, television and commercial editor Stéphane Pereira to its roster for representation in North America and Asia.

Global digital marketing agency Jellyfish appointed Paramjeet Sanghera as its first chief technology officer

-Some people on social media think the packaging for Burger King’s Jalapeño Chicken Fries is racist

-Production company 1stAveMachine added former senior agency creative Jonathan Gurvitto its directorial roster

Shaker Recruitment Advertising & Communications, Inc. merged with Chicago creative firm Matte Black Studios, announced a succession in its executive leadership.