Next for Slack: Slack’s Chief Marketing Officer Julie Liegl joins Ad Age’s Jeanine Poggi in today’s live edition of Ad Age Remotely to discuss how Slack will look to speak to consumers in the next phase of the pandemic, as vaccines roll out and offices start to reopen and welcome back employees. Tune in here at 12.30p.m. EDT.
Moving in: CPB has tapped GSD&M President Marianne Malina to be its new global CEO, writes Creativity editor Ann-Christine Diaz. The appointment is the agency’s latest move to rebuild, following major account losses of Infiniti and Domino’s as well as the departure of key execs.
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‘Dry, mayo-less lives’: Kraft Mayo admits that not everyone loves mayonnaise in its first campaign from Wieden+Kennedy New York, writes Ad Age’s Jessica Wohl. “Some people don’t like velvety smooth Kraft Mayo,” the voiceover says in one spot for the polarizing condiment. “That’s OK, let them live their dry, mayo-less lives. Seems like a them problem to us.”
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