DDB & Tribal Worldwide, Amsterdam, was named creative agency
for brand Kipling, known for its iconic monkey. The shop, which
worked with the brand for the last year to launch its summer
campaign, will now lead all global initiatives. Kipling's summer
campaign celebrates its 30th birthday and will continue to roll out
over the next year, with DDB & Tribal Worldwide making sure the
effort is cohesive.
Strengthening through strategy
Independent digital media shop PMG has hired Jill Burgeson as its
head of strategy and insights. She will help amplify the agency's
brand strategy offering across its Texas, New York and London
offices, as well as lead the Los Angeles team. Burgeson, who most
recently served as director of strategy and partner of boutique
agency Supermoon, has 20-plus years of experience at shops such as
Deutsch, TBWA, McKinney and Goodby, Silverstein &
Partners. Some PMG clients include Beats by Dre, J.Crew, Sephora,
Cirque du Soleil and OpenTable.
Short film side gig
Wieden & Kennedy Creative Director
Jason Kreher and photographer and illustrator Todd Selby have
released a short film named "Redmond Hand, Private Dick." The duo
met a few years ago and bonded over their similar sense of humor.
The film, which premiered online via Vogue, is about a detective and a
beautiful seductress who needs help finding her missing cactus. The
detective gets sucked into a dangerous underground world in L.A. of
cactuses and drag queens. Who will make it out alive?
Tweet of the Week
Number of the Week
2.2 million – the number of dollars
FleishmanHillard provided in pro bono
services to 60 organizations globally during its 70th anniversary
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An earlier version of this article said C&G Partners' hurricane
preparedness campaign for NYC Emergency Management is appearing on
1,700 LinkNYC kiosks, based on information provided by C&G
Partners. LinkNYC operates rouhgly 1,000 kiosks, according to
Berlin Rosen, a PR agency representing LinkNYC.