Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Ogilvy Atlanta recruited The Daily Show alumni and fried chicken mascot Rob Riggle for this new Holiday Inn Express spot directed by Backyard’s Kim Nguyen.

-DDB New York welcomed Reema Mitra as group director of digital strategy and Joe Panzarella as group director of strategy and analytics.

-Miss the old Disqus comments section? (Yes you do. You’ve been telling us all about it.) Copywriter Andrew Wernette created an AgencySpy Comment Generator.


-IPG Mediabrands global CEO Henry Tajer is stepping down after two years in the role.

-New York-based production studio Sibling Rivalry added Harrison Boyce to its directorial roster.

-The 4A’s launched a “100 Years of Advertising” timeline stretching from Army recruitment campaigns to WPP’s win at last years Cannes Festival(??).

-Bikini Edit added creative editors Lisa Mogol, Cindy Nielsen, Christopher Pensiero and Bryan Wetzel to its commercial roster.