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St Luke’s beats three to Heathrow account

Under-fire Heathrow airport has appointed St Luke’s as its lead creative agency following a four-way pitch handled by Observatory International. Heathrow’s last major advertising was through Havas. Heathrow has been widely criticised for post-pandemic baggage handling problems which have resulted ...

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Havas wins £4.9m UK government blood donor business

Havas has won the UK Government’s NHS Blood and Transplant account, aimed at increasing blood donor numbers, in a full service deal involving the creative agency, Havas Helia (CX) and Havas Red (PR.) Youth culture specialist Livity has also been ...

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Havas Q2 show importance and impact of health & wellness

Havas is now a fully integrated part of Vivendi but still provides a useful steer into adland’s fortunes and prospects for the year. In Q2 2022 its revenues increased 11.5%, up slightlky on a strong first quarter when it delivered ...

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Now new look Havas loses top New York execs

There’s a notable exodus at Vivendi-owned Havas following the exit of Havas Creative CEO Chris Hirst. New York CEO Laura Maness (below) is on her way as is Havas North America and Arnold chief talent officer Julianna Akuamoah and Havas ...

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Open University bounces back with new drive from Havas

The Open University was one of those infrastructure ideas that actually worked but these days it seems something of a 60s relic. But with DEI seemingly at the top of everyone’s agenda it’s clearly time for a retread. Can it ...

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Havas launches ethics accreditation for staff and clients

Didn’t know there was an Institute of Advertising Ethics but there is, it seems, and there’s a special IAE certificate – Certified Ethical Advertising Executive (CEAE) – developed with Creighton Business School and the University of Texas at Austin. Havas ...

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Havas and Arnold win recruitment giant Randstad duo

Netherlands-based Randstad, which claims to be the biggest global specialist HR services provider, has appointed Havas London as its creative agency of record. At the same time its online-only recruitment site Monster has chosen sibling Arnold Worldwide in Boston to ...

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Former Lucky General Fox joins Havas in senior client role

One of those roles that pops up now and then in agencies is chief client officer (no, not that CCO), more often in media agencies. In the old days it would probably have been head of account management and Havas ...

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Havas boosts Studios operation with Sanderson hire

Havas is beefing up its Havas Studios operation with the appointment of industry vet James Sanderson as its first global COO. Havas currently has production studios in London, Prague, New York, Chicago and Paris and what it describes as a ...

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