Tag Archives: Yannick Bollore

Havas stuck in the slow lane as UK media hits the buffers

Is there anything worse that being a big holding company mired amid client cutbacks and a collapsing media agency business? How about being a small(ish) holding company mired… Havas has reported just 0.1 per cent organic growth in Q3 2017, ...

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Havas boss Bolloré dances round the full service elephant

Here’s Yannick Bolloré talking in a Campaign video about the new Havas – which is merging creative and media – at the launch of his spanking new Havas Village HQ in London’s Kings Cross last week. There appears to be ...

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Havas boss Bolloré brings back the full service agency

It’s taken a while (Saatchi’s Zenith was formed in 1988 in what was described as a shed in London’s Paddington) but it looks as though “full service” has finally returned. It has at Yannick Bolloré’s Havas anyway. From now on ...

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Havas CEO Yannick Bolloré joins father Vincent at French media giant Vivendi

Life’s never dull with a Bolloré or three around and now Vincent Bolloré has tightened his grip on French media giant Vivendi by appointing son Yannick, also CEO of Bolloré-owned Havas, to Vivendi’s supervisory board. Bolloré senior, who has numerous ...

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Havas motors on – but what’s the long term strategy?

Havas seems to be motoring nicely under Yannick Bolloré, reporting organic growth of 5.1 per cent and revenue of €2.2bn for 2015, the first time it’s topped the €2bn mark. Profit was €315m, up 20 per cent on 2014, while ...

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Havas boost mobile offer with Plastic Mobile buy

Here’s a new name to conjure with in this confusing (new) world: m-commerce. Mobile, as we know, is growing like topsy although people still struggle to make as much money out of it as its reach indicates they should. But ...

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Vincent Bollore bids for majority stake in Havas

French Tycoon Vincent Bollore, the biggest shareholder in marcoms group Havas with about 36 per cent, is offering a share swap in his family conglomerate Bollore Group which would take his share in Havas to over 50 per cent – ...

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