Wednesday Stir

By Erik Oster 

-DDB New Zealand and Emerson’s have opened a Tiny Pub so that New Zealanders can connect with a friend over a brew (video above).

-Ogilvy named Andy Main as global CEO. Main formerly led Deloitte Digital. He succeeds John Seifert at Ogilvy, who announced plans to retire earlier this year.

-The brand formerly known as Weight Watchers, WW sent its North American media account to WPP.


-Digiday examines agencies releasing their EEOC data.

-The Facebook ad boycott keeps growing.

-Dentsu Aegis Network’s 360i is encouraging clients to join the Facebook boycott.

-A survey of those under 22 from U.K. accelerator program Brixton Finishing School found that the creative, media and advertising industries aren’t doing enough to promote diversity, with nearly a third of respondents viewing race as the biggest barrier to entering the respective industries.