Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

FCB RG2 launched “Little Kicks” for Estudiantes De Caracas academy (video above). 

-Publicis Groupe Chief Revenue Officer Laura Desmond is taking a six month sabbatical, beginning July 1. 

Women have money that they sometimes use to buy things…and MullenLowe is ON IT.

San Francisco digital marketing agency Wire Stone acquired New York agency Tenthwave Digital.

-Independent, employee-owned communications and marketing agency Hager Sharp appointed Trish Taylor, PhD, as executive vice president to lead its health practice. 

Love Has No Labels, “the Ad Council’s iconic campaign promoting diversity and inclusion,” announced that Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and Johnson & Johnson have joined The Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo, P&G, Unilever and State Farm as its newest brand partners

Akorn Consumer Health appointed Brooklyn-based branding and content creation agency The BAM Connection as its agency of record. 

-Independent agency Klick Health is opening an office in midtown Manhattan.

-Full service, multi-channel media strategy and marketing agency Bloom Ads, Inc. was appointed media agency of record for 99 Cents Only Stores.