Wednesday Stir

By Minda Smiley 

Fahrenheit DDB in Lima, Peru has created an ad for Pilsen Callao beer that owns up to the brand’s history of sexist advertising (video above).

-Cannes Lions announced it has secured a contingency plan to move from June to October in the event that COVID-19’s spread has not been adequately contained.


-A new report from the ANA found that payment terms for a wide range of marketing services increased in 2019.

-The 4A’s has hired Donna Tobin as evp of marketing, communications, events and partnerships for the trade organization.

-Not yet burnt out on moldy Whopper content? Then you’re in luck. Burger King’s global chief marketing officer Fernando Machado shares five lessons he learned from the stunt.

-Experiential marketing firms have taken a hit from event cancelations and delays due to coronavirus, reports Digiday.

-72andSunny’s first employee, Evin Shutt, is now its CEO.

-Chicago-based Blue Chip has been named shopper marketing AOR for White Castle.

-In other new biz news, Ticketmaster has selected AKQA as its U.S. creative partner, according to Campaign.