Morning Update: Investor slaps WPP’s ‘Sorrellcentricity’; FCB takes Leo Burnett’s Credle as CCO

Creativity Online: It’s Groundhog Day With Weiners in the Johnsonville Father’s Day Campaign

Far removed from sappy Mother’s Day ads, Italian sausage brand Johnsonville and Droga5 have released this totally bizarre Father’s Day campaign inviting you to wake Dad up with “Bratfast in bed” on his big day.

The Guardian: WPP investor calls for clarity on Sir Martin Sorrell’s successor

A major WPP investor has raised the thorny issue of Sir Martin Sorrell’s successor, accusing the company’s board of a lack of transparency and calling for clarity on the process within a year.

Guy Jubb, head of governance and stewardship at Standard Life Investments, said that WPP’s “Sorrellcentricity” has created a perception among investors that its chief executive “dominates” board decisions.

AdWeek: Honda Stretches Your Face in Fun, Trippy Launch Spot for HR-V

Conventional wisdom says millennials don’t buy a lot of new cars. They’re too busy playing with their iPhones. Or they’re ideologically opposed to gas-guzzling, pollution-spewing automobiles.

Conventional wisdom is often wrong, however. And American Honda Motor Co. will try to prove it with the rollout of the all-new HR-V subcompact crossover SUV, supported by a couple of eye-catching new commercials from RPA.

Campaign Live: FCB hires Leo Burnett’s Credle as global CCO

FCB Worldwide has hired Leo Burnett’s Susan Credle as its new global chief creative officer.

Credle, who is Leo Burnett’s US chief creative officer, will join FCB in January 2016. She will replace Jonathan Harries, who has been FCB’s global chief creative officer since 2006.

Mumbrella Asia: Leo Burnett makes art out of cancer patients’ hair in campaign for Chulabhorn Hospital

Advertising agency Leo Burnett has made visual images out of the fallen hair of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy in a campaign for Chulabhorn Hospital in Thailand.

The lost hair was melted into liquid form and then used in paint by artists who crafted art pieces out of the wishes of cancer victims, according to a case study video uploaded by the agency yesterday.



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