Havas

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Disciplines

  • Advertising/Creative
  • Brand Activation
  • Brand strategy
  • Branded content
  • Branding / design
  • Creative production
  • Creative technology
  • CRM/Customer engagement
  • Customer experience
  • Digital
  • Events
  • Experiential marketing
  • Integrated marketing
  • Public relations (PR)
  • Social
  • Sponsorship

About

The Havas Group, founded in 1968, is one of the most integrated advertising and communications networks globally, with a talent pool of 20,000+ across 100 countries.

Headquartered in Paris, we operate through our three business units, Havas Media Group, Havas Creative Group and Havas Health & You to optimise synergies and further reinforce Havas’ position as the most integrated of all of the major holding companies. Globally within our Creative Group also sits our CX network and our global production hub Havas Studios.

We operate under one P&L as a private company, with one shared way of working and leadership, and with one single mission across our group.

We operate under one P&L as a private company, with one shared way of working and leadership, and with one single mission across our group.



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Meet Sharon Annafi, Havas UK’s DE&I Lead

Havas UK has appointed Sharon Annafi as its new diversity, equity and inclusion lead. Sharon she will be responsible for shaping the group’s overall DE&I approach, initiatives and policies, including Havas’ ongoing DE&I programme, All In, and driving its ambitious 10-point DE&I charter, first unveiled in 2016 and refreshed in 2020.

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How to balance fun and rules after freedom day

Xavier Rees, Havas London, helia and Field Day's Chief Executive Officer, has featured in Creative Salon piece on 'How To Balance Fun And Rules After Freedom Day'. Experience-led brands have now re-opened to crowds, but with safety always in mind it's a balance of communicating fun with taking care.

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What's the 'New Normal' for New Business Pitches?

The advertising landscape is ever in flux, but never more so than during the last two years. And as the industry slowly returns to business as usual, the demand for modern, relevant and effective marketing communications services has soared, leading to a record number of pitches. Havas' Global Chief Marketing Officer, Tracey Barber speaks with Ad Week about her thoughts on what has changed in the never-ending chase for new clients and agency partners?

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In the 'Age of Cynicism,' your marketing must be meaningful and authentic

This piece is part of Ad Week's Columnist Network series, which explores the tactical thoughts and actions from Adweek’s community of high-level experts. Stephanie Nerlich, CEO of Havas Creative, takes a moment to reflect on consumer outlooks and ideologies. In her own words, she advises businesses and brands to authentically drive the meaningful action people are seeking.

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The pandemic and mental health

A difficult year adjusting to life in a global pandemic has taken its toll on our mental health and without a separation between work and home, many of us are feeling exhausted and stressed. Patti Clarke, Chief Talent Officer of Havas Group, shares her perspective on why the pandemic has intensified feelings of exhaustion, and how many agencies across our network are prioritising employee mental health and overall wellness.

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The great covid rest: Creating a more sustainable tomorrow

Like all crises, the current global pandemic represents not just a threat to life and economic prosperity. It also represents a huge opportunity to build back better. History is littered with crises and, if history teaches us anything, it is that crises often go to waste.

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Integrated Sustainability: A proposition from Havas

Sustainability transformation is not only a hot topic but a necessary step in the climate crisis. Companies are being held to account in closing the say/do gap, whilst Covid-19 highlighted the need for organisations to adapt and respond to the unknown. Organisations are now dealing with their sustainability challenges across different sectors of the business; encouraging operational collaboration and nurturing a culture of responsibility.

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Retail Accelerator: Bringing expertise in agility, brand and loyalty

Brand, loyalty and agility are among the key priorities for retailers this year.  Our Retail Accelerator combines the expertise of three Havas UK agencies to help you and your teams explore and align on your most complex brand, customer and organisational challenges to accelerate growth in the new normal. 

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Health and Hygiene in the post-COVID era

Our newest Prosumer Report, ‘Health and Hygiene in the Post-COVID-19 Era,’ investigates reactions to the current global health crisis.

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Havas CX releases X Index on important factors for customer experience success

Havas customer experience agency Havas CX has published the results of its first X Index survey, conducted in partnership with research institute OpinionWay, gauging customer experience efficiency.

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Committing to Change: Havas Group

Havas Group’s Chief Talent Officer Patti Clarke tells Dare! about the evolution of Havas All In (Havas Group’s DE&I programme), Havas NA’s Commit to Change, and how the Group is fulfilling its commitment to people, one of Havas Positive Impact’s three main pillars of focus.

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Havas creates global customer experience network, Havas CX

Havas has created a global customer experience network bringing together its digital transformation, ecommerce, customer experience design and customer acquisition and engagement offerings under one umbrella.

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BLM: Havas UK response

After a summer during which race rose to the top of the political, societal and corporate agendas, Campaign carried out a BLM Adland Audit, asking agencies to share how they are responding to this landmark movement.

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Prosumer Report: The Future of ageing

In our newest Prosumer study, we analyse this moment of change, when boomers are beginning to struggle with remaining “forever young,” and millennials desire power.

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Creativity4Better conference with: Tracey Barber, Vicki Maguire and Xavier Rees

Tracey Barber, Xavier Rees and Vicki Maguire featured in IAA’s Global Virtual Conference, Creativity4Better – a virtual event where people connected and got inspired by the progressive leaders who are turning crisis into opportunity and are successively building direct-to-consumer brands through creativity, innovation and a consumer-centric approach in a world that is anything but normal.

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Beyond COVID-19 part II

The second edition of the latest prosumer study ams to understand how the pandemic has shifted consumer attitudes and what can be seen as the tipping point for many countries.

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Beyond COVID-19 Prosumer Report

Earlier this year, as Havas’ Prosumer team worked on its latest study “ReACT”, the world was hit by the pandemic. In our lifetimes, global citizens have never been more connected by an experience. Anticipating the impact the pandemic would have on the industry, the team began to field an additional report “Beyond COVID-19”, to analyze how the crisis would impact people’s desire for change and alter the mindsets of consumers.

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Havas x Ebiquity webinar: Reinventing the agency model

With the unpresented challenges our industry has faced throughout this pandemic, we’ve all had to think differently. In our Havas x Ebiquity webinar, Tracey Barber, Patrick Affleck, Xavier Rees and Debbie Morrison explore the future of agency models and ask if the way agencies and their clients work together needs to innovate, moving to a more fluid, flexible and fully integrated approach.

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Leading in the time of virus

In today’s world, leadership means meeting the challenges of two viruses - COVID-19 and racism. In this environment, unlocking creative thinking and innovation has never been more critical. Vicki Maguire, the Chief Creative Officer of Havas London, is the guest speaker in episode 230 of The Lookinglass Fearless Creative Leadership Podcast.

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The Black Plaque Podcast

The Black Plaque Podcast is an original podcast series, celebrating stories of black historical figures in London, as part of the Black Plaque Project. Hosted by Dr Jak Beula, founder of Nubian Jak, the community trust that creates plaques, memorials and other products to make black history known.

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Covid–19 Media Behaviours Report: Wave 1 - 16 trends

COVID-19 has caused dramatic changes to our daily lives have had a huge impact on our behaviours and media consumption. As old routines are abandoned, new patterns have emerged. Havas have been tracking these changes in media consumption and other consumer behaviours over time, since just before the first national lockdown in March 2020. With 16 waves of data now in hand, this report examines the longer terms shifts we have seen since the emergence of Covid-19.

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Havas' UK DE&I Charter 2020

As part of Havas All In UK, Havas UK has reaffirmed its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion with the launch of a new 10-point charter, outlining the agency’s commitments over the next five years, as well as a new Diversity, Equity & Inclusion executive committee to lead the charge.

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ReACT: Moving Beyond Awareness to Action

Havas fielded its latest global Prosumer study, “ReACT,” in 28 countries at the start of 2020, before COVID-19 was on most people’s radar. Even then, the world was in crisis mode—battling ecological and social catastrophes. Anxiety was increasing, and calls for radical change were gaining momentum. Our global survey found strong support for brands and companies to move from soft to more radical change.

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Post COVID-19, a new era for customer experience

Introducing Havas' latest prosumer report, delving into the new era of customer experience. The study reached 5 markets and 3000 people.

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Black Friday and Winter Shopping Occasions

We are currently living in truly unprecedented times, with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic having a huge impact on consumer behaviour, spending and personal finances. With that in mind, we wanted to explore what people’s shopping and spending intentions are around key winter shopping occasions in 2020/2021.

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Retail in a lockdown culture

The effects of the current Covid-19 pandemic on the retail sector are obvious - this pandemic has altered the retail landscape, probably forever. Havas are actively tracking the behaviour of consumers and exploring the retail brands that are already adapting to this ‘new normal’ retail landscape, in order to predict some of the outcomes of this crisis and some of the potential winners and losers in the retail sector. This report is our latest findings.

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What matters most to Xavier Rees

"Calling on the creative industry to clean up its act" - Xavier Rees, CE0 Havas London

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What matters most to Chris Hirst

"Agencies are just buildings full of people" - Global CE0 Havas Creative Network

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iLife

Would you date a robot? 27% of millennials say they'd consider it... Read the findings of our latest Prosumer report, a study of more than 12,000 men and women in 32 countries on our evolving relationship with technology, here.

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The Future is FeMale

The end of gender? Havas' latest Prosumer Report - a global study into gender issues of 12,000 people across 32 countries - suggests the future may be gender-neutral.


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