NEWS22 April 2016

Group M’s Harcus made Xaxis MD

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UK – Harry Harcus has been appointed UK managing director for WPP’s programmatic digital platform Xaxis, taking over from Nicolas Bidon.

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Harcus (pictured) was previously a senior director at Group M which he joined in 2011. Prior to that he worked at IPC Media as director of ad operations.

Harcus – who will report to Group M Interaction managing director, Jakob Nielsen – will lead Xaxis UK’s business and grow its performance business Light Reaction.

Bidon is now global chief executive of WPP’s native ad platform, Plista, which it bought in 2014.