Leadership updates at Havas

Leadership updates at Havas

Havas, a global communications group, has made changes in its leadership team:
  • Rana Barua is now Group CEO India, Southeast & North Asia as he takes on the latter two regions as his new remit. Based in India, his career spans nearly three decades, with his last five years overseeing Havas’ India operations. The expansion of Rana’s scope adds nine additional markets under his leadership including Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines.
  • Alberto Canteli has taken on new responsibilities to drive special projects for growth at the global level in coordination with Global CEO, Havas Creative Network and Havas Health & You, Donna Murphy, while he continues serving as Chairman and CEO Havas Nordics, Benelux, Central & Eastern Europe and Middle East.
Speaking about his new role, Rana said, “I am extremely excited and thankful to the global leadership team for entrusting me with this additional responsibility. These nine distinct markets in South East & North Asia, provide multiple and diverse occasions for collaboration for both our global and local clients. I look forward to working closely with the regional teams and each country’s leadership to create more meaningful engagements and opportunities for our talent and clients.”

Alberto stated, "I am thrilled to have the opportunity to combine my regional responsibilities in Europe and the Middle East with a new role that will facilitate a closer collaboration with our global leadership team. AI, Web 3.0 and Blockchain among other advancements, will have a strong impact on our industry and it will be a privilege to contribute to the transformation and turnaround of our business moving forward.” 

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