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More than just a pretty face: American Apparel finally appoints a woman to the board

WSJ announced that American Apparel Names New Board in Step to Resolve Leadership Crisis, the crisis being that Dov Charney's sexist and abusive ways have finally caught up to him.

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The Beancast: Lubricated but loquacious

A Global BeanCast collected in LUBRICATED BUT LOQUACIOUS, which was recorded in the middle of the night for us in Sweden and Faris Yakob, (Genius Steals), who is in London.

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Alberto Belli Goes to Cannes

Accomplice Media director selected for Saatchi & Saatchi’s New Director’s Showcase and Shot’s Young Directors Awards.

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The Colonie Continues to Grow, Promotes Brian Salazar to Editor

CHICAGO— The Colonie, one of Chicago’s top providers of creative editorial, finishing and motion design services for advertising, has promoted Brian Salazar to editor.

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R.I.P Adidas CMO Hermann Deininger

It's belated, but we wanted to make sure we had some confirmation before publishing this. Today we pay our respects to adidas CMO Hermann Deininger who passed away on May 18th. Deininger, 54, apparently died from heart issues.

More, according to Achtung-Mode, the only English language obituary I could find:

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Noah Witlin named Creative Director of BusterINK

A veteran of motion picture and TV marketing, Noah Witlin joins BusterINK as Creative Director. The appointment was announced today by Neville Burtis, Executive Creative Director of BusterINK, the Print-Digital division of Stun Creative. Mr. Witlin will report directly to Mr. Burtis.

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Bclassic " Classical Comeback" booty shaking ladies still dancing to Dvorak, RIAA update

This is just a heads up that the RIAA takedown notice kerfluffle has been sorted out, and honestly it was just as simple as changing the music bed to another version of the "Dvořák - Symphony No. 9" used in the ad for B-classical music festival. The previous version had 42,977 views on the waveya2011 Youtube channel and a whopping 3,471,206 views on Bclassic's own youtube channel, for those keeping score at home.

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David Abbot wanted two very good account men at Doyle Dane Bernbach.

Sadly, David Abbott Dies at Age 75, and as Vinny Warren said, it's as if Advertising just lost its Mick Jagger. An elegant white haired Mick Jagger.

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Stun Creative hires Marina Crenna to launch STUN ORIGINALS

Stun Creative, the kings of comedy content aka the award winning creative agency, commercial and branded content production company based in Los Angeles, announced today that it is launching Stun Originals, a production startup that will develop original entertainment programming and content for television and the Web. Stun has hired Maria Crenna, former President of Mandeville Television, to run the unit, under the title President Stun Originals.

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Adam Berg Signs to Smuggler London

Smuggler announced today the signing of Adam Berg to its UK office. Previously with Stink outside the US market, the signing means that Smuggler will now be representing the multi award-winning director worldwide for commercials.

The Swedish filmmaker has been with Smuggler in the US for more than a decade, growing from a successful music promo director into a major commercial force. His decision to move over to Smuggler for worldwide representation marks a move towards a consolidated global management for the director.

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