-Following a three-month pitch process, WPP/GroupM agency MEC has beaten out Starcom to retain the Mitsubishi Motors Australia media account. In addition, the South Australian Government has extended MEC’s contract for a further period of two years.

-L.A.-based indie agency mOcean has hired visual artist/graphic designer Tomasz Opasinski, who most recently worked on the poster for the new Tom Cruise flick, Oblivion, as a creative director in its print department.

-Former DDB/Draftfcb producer Sue Romweber has joined bi-coastal production/post company humble to head up its editing, VFX and finishing work.

-Southern Cross Austereo has launched a new case study clip that highlights its recent Facebook Connect experience called “Roadtrip Forever” for the Transportation Accident Commission of Victoria (above). link

-The Department of Justice has reportedly approved the merger between A-B InBev and Grupo Modelo. link