Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Patrick Coffee 

-Today BBDO New York and Foot Locker taught us that Russell Westbrook crashes into 1.7 cameramen every night.

-The Ad Contrarian thinks Facebook is full of it. And how many people disagree with him, really?

DDB Chicago promoted Jamie McGarry to SVP, director of business development and Mark Hansen to chief client officer, managing director.

-The ANDY Awards and The Advertising Club of New York joined the Cannes/Madonna Badger pledge to ban “advertising work that reflects gender bias” from consideration in their shows.

-BBH L.A. launched an activation in which Depeche Mode will let a different fan run its Facebook page every day for a year. All I ever wanted, all I ever needed is here…in my timeline.

-Ron Foth Advertising of Columbus, Ohio was named agency of record for the Rusty Bucket restaurant and tavern chain, which has locations in six states.

PJ Pereira will be president of this year’s Cannes Lions Entertainment jury. No gender bias!

-New York out of home agency Billups hired Tom Flood as VP of new business.