Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-BBDO Toronto continues the theme from last year’s “Make A Date With Harlequin” campaign with a series of new ads for Harlequin Books (video above).

-A second harassment and retaliation lawsuit against Innocean has surfaced.

-Agency employees are taking a stand against gun violence with printable March For Our Lives posters and a fictitious website appearing to sell bulletproof clothing for kids.


-Pharma giant Amgen selected Omnicom Media Group agency Hearts & Science as its media agency of record, following a review.

-Spark Foundry USA hired Joe Kowan as executive vice president of digital solutions, precision and technology.

-Ogilvy co-CEO Kent Wertime addresses “The Price Tags of Growth.”

-Furlined added Torben Kjelstrup to its directorial roster for U.S. and U.K. representation.