Wednesday Stir

By Erik Oster 

-The Ad Council, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Medical Association (AMA) and fluent360 remind you to get a damn flu shot in a new “No Time for Flu” PSA campaign (video above).

-It’s the end of an era at IPG as the holding company heads into a leadership transition. IPG CEO Michael Roth named COO Philippe Krakowsky as his successor, effective at the start of 2021. Roth will remain at IPG in an executive chairman role.

-The 4A’s Advertiser Protection Bureau is taking on misinformation with a new initiative.


-How The Richards Group can keep its business going amidst crisis.

-A number of agencies have launched during the pandemic.

Engine Group launched an innovation and design offering called Growth Studio and hired Grey London chief growth officer Rob Sellers as executive director.

1stAveMachine added Ron Brodie to its directorial roster. Brodie formerly served as the creative production company’s head of creative development from 2010-2012.