Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

Chrissy Teigen is a “plant manager” (get it?) in Madwell’s spot for Vita Coco (video above).

-R/GA New York hired Vin Farrell as executive vice president and global head of R/GA Studios.

Rebekah Mercer‘s Making America Great organization will spend more than a million bucks on broadcast and digital ads to try and make Donald Trump look good. Has she not heard that advertising doesn’t work?

-San Francisco-based global brand and marketing consultancy Prophet hired former JWT Asia Pacific CEO Tom Doctoroff as senior partner.

-Droga5 founder and creative chairman David Droga will receive the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity’s Lion of St. Mark award for 2017. And you will be there.

-A bunch of DDB Hispanic agencies joined forces to win regional work promoting

-Prod co Community LA added directors Jennifer Phang (winner of Sundance’s Grand Jury Prize) and Cannes winner Husein Alicajic to its roster.