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Havas Media Group Announces Departure of CEO Matt Adams

Havas is currently undertaking its search for new leadership

Havas Media Group Announces Departure of CEO Matt Adams

Matt Adams is to leave his current role of CEO UK and Ireland at Havas Media Group following three years in the role to pursue a new opportunity.

In the last year, Havas Media Group UK has won £95m in new business billings, taking on new clients including Homebase, Starbucks and Dreams and finished the year top of Campaign’s New Business League in the UK. Havas Media Group has been ranked at #7 IN WARC’s Media 100, the list of the most creative and innovative media agencies globally.

Havas is currently undertaking a search for a replacement for Matt. During this time, the business will be led by the Havas Media Group UK leadership team alongside Havas Group UK CEO, Chris Hirst.

Peter Mears, global chief executive officer, Havas Media Group, said: “I’d like to thank Matt for his outstanding leadership of the UK and Ireland media business over the last three years. His challenger attitude and constant drive for improvement have helped transform the agency, and I’m confident that with the fantastic leadership team we now have in place, we will continue our upward trajectory.”



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