Havas acquires Australian Public Affairs Consultancy

Havas has completed its acquisition of Australian Public Affairs (APA), a renowned public affairs and strategic communications consultancy based in Australia. Founded 27 years ago by Tracey Cain, APA will now be integrated into H/Advisors, Havas’s global strategic communications advisory network. Following the acquisition, the firm will be renamed H/Advisors APA. This strategic move marks … Continue reading “Havas acquires Australian Public Affairs Consultancy”

Day 4: Republica Havas takes home two Lions

Leading creative, media, and communications agency Republica Havas is the winner of two Cannes Lions from the 70th International Festival of Creativity for “The Name Confusion” – a campaign created for the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Association and Racing Club Argentina to shed light on name confusion, an early symptom of Alzheimer’s disease.  The Miami-based agency earned Bronze Lions … Continue reading “Day 4: Republica Havas takes home two Lions”

Havas partners with American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society has launched a new integrated creative campaign, “Meant to Be Together,” developed in partnership with Havas New York. The campaign is part of an intensive strategic exploration to reposition the American Cancer Society as a modern leader in the nonprofit space, with an entirely refreshed brand identity. The updated brand and … Continue reading “Havas partners with American Cancer Society”

Havas’ TRIPTK expands to UK

TRIPTK, Havas’ New York-based brand transformation consultancy, is expanding into the UK – launching a new London office within Havas’ flagship King’s Cross (HKX) Village. TRIPTK London, which launches with clients including Diageo, WeTransfer and Rothy’s, will be led by Siobhan Stoves – who joins as Managing Partner after nearly a decade at WPP’s Design … Continue reading “Havas’ TRIPTK expands to UK”

Havas Group opens first virtual village in Metaverse

Havas Group, physically present in over 100 countries with 68 Villages, now owns a plot of virtual land in The Sandbox video game where it plans to inaugurate its first virtual Village (the 69th Havas Village).  The real world and the virtual will be coming together in the metaverse to offer an immersive and augmented … Continue reading “Havas Group opens first virtual village in Metaverse”

Havas CCOs weigh in on Super Bowl spots

From Arnold Schwarzenegger as Zeus to getting stuck into Pringles, Havas’ Dan Lucey and Myra Nussbaum share their thoughts with Reel 360 on Super Bowl 2022’s creative efforts. Dan Lucey, Chief Creative Officer – Havas New York  Wall-to-wall commercials with celebrities end up canceling each other out. This was once again the case in Super Bowl LVI. … Continue reading “Havas CCOs weigh in on Super Bowl spots”

Interview: Havas CEO Stephanie Nerlich looks ahead to 2022 and beyond

To say it has been another unprecedented year would be a severe understatement, especially in advertising where agencies continue to be affected by 2019, 2020 and now 2021. Despite the challenges, our friends at Havas saw incredible growth and game-changing successes. Much of that success can be attributed to their CEO of North America, Stephanie Nerlich. Nerlich … Continue reading “Interview: Havas CEO Stephanie Nerlich looks ahead to 2022 and beyond”

Havas NY, Ali Forney Center, New York Mag highlight LGBTQIA+ homelessness

Our friends at Havas New York, the North America flagship agency for Havas Creative Group, has partnered with The Ali Forney Center and New York Magazine on the “Issue within the Issue” – a special advertising section devoted to shining a light on the struggles of the more than 8,300 LGBTQIA+ youth who find themselves … Continue reading “Havas NY, Ali Forney Center, New York Mag highlight LGBTQIA+ homelessness”

Havas: JLL names agency global brand and creative Agency of Record

Leading real estate professional services firm JLL announced today the appointment of Havas – the agency that makes a meaningful difference to brands and businesses – as its global partner for brand strategy and creative services. Following a comprehensive and competitive pitch process, JLL selected Havas to guide its effort to drive distinctive brand experiences … Continue reading “Havas: JLL names agency global brand and creative Agency of Record”

Havas launches international content studio

Havas has partnered with global creative production agency Wellcom Worldwide to launch Havas Studios: a new, integrated global production business spanning the full range of content production capabilities. The partnership agreement, which will see employees from both businesses transferred into the new entity and revenue shared between the two, will be headquartered in London and … Continue reading “Havas launches international content studio”

Havas launches Brooklyn Film Festival campaign

Havas New York CCO Dan Lucey has made it a mandate that in addition to doing great creative that the agency remains on an ongoing mission to craft and develop work that not only resonates but is driven by culture. That directive comes through clearly in the agency’s new creative for New York’s, Brooklyn Film … Continue reading “Havas launches Brooklyn Film Festival campaign”

Havas paints picture of world without RBG

On March 15th, Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s (RBG) first birthday since her passing, SOS Children’s Villages, a charity Ruth favored, is asking us all to take time to reflect on RBG’s accomplishments and the immeasurable impact she left on the world. One that will never be forgotten, but also one that must be replicated by future … Continue reading “Havas paints picture of world without RBG”

Keurig & Havas present Brew the Love Together campaign

This campaign from Havas agency Annex88 and its client Keurig is a perfect give-back story for this time of year – the kind of story that makes the Reel 360 Team use its own Keurig, sit back and read. But of course, we gotta write the story first. Like a lot of small businesses across … Continue reading “Keurig & Havas present Brew the Love Together campaign”

Havas taps Dan Lucey as Chief Creative Officer

Doubling down on its ambition and continued quest to be recognized for translating meaningful brand ideas into cultural and business impact, Havas New York announced today the addition of Dan Lucey as Chief Creative Officer. Lucey joins the flagship agency’s executive leadership team, helmed by CEO Laura Maness, following a string of substantial AOR wins. … Continue reading “Havas taps Dan Lucey as Chief Creative Officer”

Havas names Claire Telling as Chief People Officer

With an ambition to build the best, most modern recruiting capability in the industry, Havas Creative North America has appointed Claire Telling, former CEO of global executive search firm Grace Blue North America, as Chief People Officer (CPO), a new position within the network. Telling brings 23 years of experience helping leaders of some of … Continue reading “Havas names Claire Telling as Chief People Officer”

Havas UK’s campaign for Durex is a bit anal

Durex, the world’s leading sexual wellbeing brand, has launched a new marketing campaign which aims to challenge societal attitudes and long-held misconceptions around anal sex, an often-stigmatized experience of sexual connection. Devised by Havas agencies, creative agency Havas London and earned media agency One Green Bean, with activation support from Havas Paris, the campaign reflects … Continue reading “Havas UK’s campaign for Durex is a bit anal”

Havas’ North American Diversity Committee

As part of its commitment to building a more diverse business and stronger culture, Havas Group today announced its inaugural North America Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Committee. Alongside Global Chief Talent Officer Patti Clarke, the nine-member committee comprised of senior leaders from the Media, Creative, and Health networks representing the Black, Asian, Hispanic, and … Continue reading “Havas’ North American Diversity Committee”

Havas announces Commit to Change diversity plan

Today, Havas shared its US Commit to Change plan and US agency diversity data in an effort to advance its business and industry at large. The agency has listened to the dialogue across advocacy groups, industry leaders, and its employee base at all levels in the US and beyond. “We acknowledge the large-scale inequities that … Continue reading “Havas announces Commit to Change diversity plan”

Epic Games partners with Battery and Havas Media

Battery and Havas Media announce today that the Epic Games Store joined forces with the Havas Group for creative and media duties on an unprecedented user acquisition campaign “The Vault.” The pair executed the media, strategy, and creative development for this global campaign through an integrated approach to increase global awareness and drive new user acquisition. “The Vault” … Continue reading “Epic Games partners with Battery and Havas Media”

Nicole “Nikki” Laughlin, President, Havas Chicago

Editor’s Note: They are leaders. They are inspirational. They are mentors. They are visionaries. They are, quite frankly, badasses. They are our 2020 REEL WOMEN. During Women’s History Month, you will be able to meet these incredible personalities in Advertising, Entertainment, Media and Production. Get ready, they are making “Herstory” One of the agencies we … Continue reading “Nicole “Nikki” Laughlin, President, Havas Chicago”