Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster Comment

-RPA and Los Angeles Dodgers third basement Justin Turner find mascot Toomgis a summer job for convenience store chain ampm (video above).

-Marco’s Pizza selected Chicago-based HY Connect as its agency of record, following a review.

-Verizon awarded its recruitment marketing business to Somervile, New Jersey-based BNO, following a review.

-New General Mills CMO Ivan Pollard says he wants to “find out what’s working” before trying to change anything.

-U.S. Open Golf sponsors dominated Kantar Media’s list of last week’s top spenders on broadcast placement for new creative.

-HP says its push for more diversity from its agency partners is working.

-Unilever’s Keith Weed says CMOs should share responsibility for brand safety issues.