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Argonaut Names New CEO — Move Comes as Three of Six Founding Partners Have Left Over Time Argonaut has named longtime Goodby, Silverstein & Partners executive Robert Riccardi as its CEO, a newly created post. Mr. Riccardi had been at Goodby for 23 years in a variety of roles, most recently managing partner.

Clorox Consolidates With FCB, McGarryBowen/Dentsu — 'Pitchapalooza' Includes Digital, Sidelines Four Incumbents as Clorox Looks to Get Faster FCB and McGarryBowen are big winners in a Clorox Co. review. The two will be dividing up creative duties, including digital, that had been handled by longtime shops DDB, Critical Mass and Swirl, the company confirmed.

Clorox and DDB Part Ways — Move Follows Agency Review Begun Late Last Year Clorox is parting ways with DDB after a 20-year relationship, Ad Age has learned. The move comes after a review for creative that began late last year, though winners of the business being lost by DDB couldn't be immediately verified.

See Prince's Super Bowl Performance — Prince, who was born Prince Rogers Nelson in 1958 in Minnesota and died this morning, is widely considered one of the most influential musicians in popular music, blending pop, funk, soul, R&B and rock in a way few had done before.

Watch the Video Central To Erin Johnson Case — Video Has Become Lightning Rod in Suit Between JWT's Former Communications Chief And The Agency After much back and forth between Erin Johnson's lawyers and those representing JWT and WPP, the video that Ms. Johnson's legal team alleges shows former JWT chairman-CEO Gustavo Martinez making racial remarks has been made public.

MillerCoors Makes Another Agency Change on Miller Lite — 180LA Takes Over the Brand From TBWAChiatDay MilllerCoors is changing agencies on Miller Lite yet again, tapping 180LA as the lead shop replacing TBWA/Chiat/Day. The move comes less than two months after Ad Age reported that the brewer was looking for ideas from the broader TBWA network.

YouTube Launches 360-Degree Live Video — The live video arms race continues to heat up, with YouTube announcing today that it's launching what it says is the first 360-degree live streaming feature. The move comes after Facebook has made aggressive moves with its relatively new Live video service, which has been rolled out on a wider scale in some 60 countries in the last couple months.

Can Facebook Live Take on TV? — Over 45 minutes on April 8, a pair of increasingly excited BuzzFeed staffers wrapped a watermelon in rubber bands until it exploded. Live video of their project on Facebook racked up some 800,000 concurrent viewers and more than 300,000 comments. It may not be the Future of TV, exactly, but it's the Future of Something.

Samsung Named Cannes Marketer of the Year — Award Recognizes 'Oscar Selfie' and Other Campaigns Samsung Electronics will be named Creative Marketer of the Year at this year's Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. The Korean company has "recognized the impact its technology has on the lives of consumers and shifted its marketing approach to a more consumer-centric strategy, which focuses on how its products and technologies can create meaning in the lives of consumers," according to a statement announcing the award.

WPP Drops Opposition to Entering JWT Video Into Evidence — Says Recording Reveals 'Misleading Nature' of Allegations Against Agency and Gustavo Martinez For all the arguing that WPP has done over the last few weeks to keep an allegedly damning video under wraps, it's now changing its mind. In a filing Monday morning, WPP lawyers said they're happy to see the video in evidence in Erin Johnson's lawsuit against J.
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