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Thursday Morning Stir

-Anomaly Amsterdam has been appointed as agency of record for the Netherlands division of the new Fox Sports network.

-Minneapolis-based agency space150 has hired Interbrand alum Jeremy Villano as managing director of its New York office.

-Following an 80-year ban, the SEC has now given hedge funds permission to advertise. link

-Dentsu has nabbed 2014 Winter and 2016 Summer Olympic broadcasting rights for a handful of Central Asian countries including Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan. link

-WPP/GroupM audience buying unit Xaxis has appointed IDG alum Brian Gleason as managing director, North America.

-Team One decided to engage business owners in Orange County and L.A. and promote the Anaheim Ducks at the same time by hand-delivering puck-filled ice blocks (above).

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