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August 27, 2014


Mindshare has hired Barry Lee, the managing director at the ZenithOptimedia performance marketing agency Performics, to lead the Mindshare Worldwide Central Team Integrated Digital Hub. Read more: http://goo.gl/QMUq3h

Industry

August 27, 2014


Burger King has confirmed plans to buy coffee brand Tim Hortons in an $11bn (£6.7bn) deal. Read more: http://goo.gl/bswSEr

Account Moves

August 27, 2014


Crayola,the kids’ crayons, paint, markers, colored pencils and chalk manufacturer, has assigned VML IM2.0 as its retainer-based digital marketing and e-commerce agency in China. Read more: http://goo.gl/JVcHHn Plan UK, the children's rights charity, has appointed Saatchi & Saat…

People

August 26, 2014


Young & Rubicam Group Seattle added Jennifer Patterson as chief strategy officer, tasked with leading and growing the strategic planning discipline across the agency. Patterson most recently served as executive vice president, director of planning at Deutsch where she crafted long-term …

Account Moves

August 26, 2014


The Los Angeles office of Starcom has won Guitar Center's media business after a review. Read more: http://goo.gl/FU3lYX Chris Garbutt, Ogilvy & Mather’s former CCO in France, led the winning Coke Zero creative pitch for the network’s New York flagship. Read more: http…