Pete Gosselin and Jay Hunt Join Havas Worldwide New York
Today Havas Worldwide New York announced the appointment of Pete Gosselin and Jay Hunt as Creative Directors. The pair join from Droga5, where Gosselin was Senior Copywriter and Hunt was Senior Art Director. The award-winning duo will be working with the TD Ameritrade team at Havas.
“From New Zealand, London, Amsterdam, and New York, Pete and Jay have seen the world and worked at the best agencies. They bring not only talent and experience but a unique perspective to the table. I am thrilled to have them join our Havas team during such an exciting time of transformation at the agency,” said Toygar Bazarkaya, Chief Creative Officer of the Americas, at Havas Worldwide.
Since joining forces in 2003, Gosselin and Hunt have worked with a number of top agencies. While at Droga5, the two partnered on successful spots for NRG, Prudential and Chase, including the “Everything Unlimited” campaign featuring Ellie Kemper.
Prior to joining Droga5, the pair spent two years at Grey New York, where they worked on Canon and P&G and earned a Cannes Lion in PR for “Wake Up to Eggs with Bacon” with Kevin Bacon for the American Egg Board.
From 2011 to 2013, they were at DDB Auckland, creating McDonald’s award-winning global campaign “Staying Up” as part of the brand’s sponsorship with the 2012 London Olympics. Gosselin and Hunt have also collaborated on creative for Cadbury, Shelter, Vodafone and InterCasino, among others.