Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

The National

-Draftfcb alum Sanjay Rana joined SS+K as VP, group director of digital and social strategy.

-Shocker: Groupon is going minimal in its first post-Super Bowl ads. link

-Hey, what’s Roger Sterling doing in a video for The National (above)? link

-Ad vet/Round Seventeen blogger Rich Siegel awards himself a One Show Gold Pencil. Why not? link

-The FTC urged the ad industry to take the lead when it comes to online privacy issues. link

-A federal appeals court ruled that buying keyword ads based on a competitor’s name doesn’t violate trademark laws. link

-Someone put a damper on CP+B/Kraft’s Mac & Jinx promotion. link

-Yahoo reorganized its ad staff ahead of its global ad sales meeting. link