-MEC Asia Pacific beat out incumbent OMD, UM and Carat to nab media AOR duties for Sony Electronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd across Southeast Asia.
–Draftfcb Chicago/HY Connect alum Jason Mitton has joined Cleveland-based agency Marcus Thomas in the newly created position of VP/digital production.
-Ah, crikey. If only tips about this didn’t land in our inbox at 12:30am, but yes, the news is out that 13-year Razorfish vet and global CEO Bob Lord is moving on from the Publicis Groupe agency and assuming the role of chief exec at AOL Networks. link; Press release here.
-Venice Beach agency Mistress is teaming up with Ubisoft to promote the latter’s latest Assassin’s Creed installment tonight at Comic-Con via a 2,000-ton ship dubbed The Star of India. One example above, rest of images here.
-Radio Shack, under the guidance of new CEO Joe Magnacca, is revamping its image. link
-Speaking of revamps, Avon, CT-based agency Mintz + Hoke has unveiled a new logo and website. link