Havas Group promotes Simone Gupta to CEO of Havas PR Australia
Havas Group has promoted Simone Gupta to a newly created role of CEO of Havas PR Australia, responsible for Red Havas and One Green Bean.
Anthony Freedman, Havas Group ANZ Chairman, said, "In this newly created role, Simone will have visibility across each agency, ensuring that the strategic direction, service offering and culture of both Red Havas and One Green Bean remain distinct. Red Havas and One Green Bean are unique in that they were both founded in Australia and now have offices across the Havas Creative Group network worldwide. I have the utmost confidence that under Simone’s exceptional leadership both businesses will continue to flourish
Simone commented, "Red Havas and One Green Bean are both leaders in the earned media agency landscape for different reasons. This role is an opportunity to continue to develop that special uniqueness, enabling each agency to grow, delivering great work across a wide breadth of brands and businesses. I feel very at home at Havas Group, and I’m looking forward to working with the brilliantly talented leadership teams at both Red Havas and One Green Bean."
Simone will work with Steve Fontanot, Managing Director of Red Havas, to continue to grow one of Australia’s largest communications groups.