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Wednesday Morning Stir


-Following a pitch, Sunglass Hut owner/Ray-Ban manufacturer Luxottica has tapped Omnicom Media Group to handle its global media buying/planning biz. link

-While we’re on the tip, Santa Monica-based media agency Mercury Media has appointed former REVShare exec Michael Montgomery to serve as its VP of business development.

-Above, you can watch a little sizzle reel from Hollywood, CA-based prodco Troika, which is touting its rebranding of a French-Canadian network dubbed “V.” link

-Speaking of L.A. production companies, Caviar, which recently gave us this uplifting Derrick Rose comeback spot for Adidas, has signed on to co-produce Lars Von Trier‘s next flick, Nymphomaniac.

-Here’s our last Spikes Asia-related note of the week. The festival has picked P&G Asia as its Advertiser of the Year. link

-Apparently, Apple’s win over Samsung has resulted in a dump of the latter’s smartphones. link

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