NEWS9 March 2016

Havas appoints chief integration officer

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FRANCE – Global communications group Havas has made Christian de la Villehuchet its chief integration officer to accelerate collaboration across the group.

De la Villehuchet (pictured) will take on the newly created role in addition to his current position of CEO Havas Worldwide Benelux and Nordics.

He said: "At Havas we have brilliant agencies, unique offerings, edgy tools and research, and have made fantastic acquisitions recently. By injecting collaboration among all the entities we ensure our transformation and faster growth. This a great opportunity to be at the heart of such a shift in our industry."

He will promote cross-fertilisation within the Havas Villages, mutualise offers, unify some of the expertise and build integrated offerings for clients.