The CIA Needs Madison Ave's Help—Here's Today's Ad Brief

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The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has been checking out big ad agencies to see if they are up for helping out with recruitment ad campaigns, Ad Age reports. Apparently the CIA is looking to diversify its employee pool, according to a document which states that it “seeks to optimise its marketability to this audience by focusing on creative and innovative advertising.”Dana Markee has left her role as senior partner/creative director at JWT Atlanta after only four months on the job. 

It’s not just people, apparently Corgis also really love (or hate) Marmite. DDB U.K. created a funny campaign starring none other than the internet (and queen’s) favourite dog in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee.

Lenovo is kicking off a cool new marketing campaign for its IdeaPad and Ultrabooks, which apparently have the power to turn the streets of Sweden into a huge light and electric music show. Watch “Seize the Night” by Saatchi & Saatchi NY and Anonymous Content director Tomas Jonsgarden here.

Jonah Bloom has been promoted to chief strategy officer at MDC agency Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners, based in New York.

MDC Partners has lured away Deutsch’s Chad Saul to be a chief growth officer, a new position that will work with many of MDC’s shops and assist with mergers and acquisitions.

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