Topic: Yannick Bolloré

Bolloré Group Makes Offer to Take Majority Control of Havas Group

Proposal would increase its stake from 36 percent

Bolloré Group, already a dominant shareholder of Havas Group, now wants to take majority control. In a brief conference call today, Havas Group confirmed that Bolloré had made an offer that…

Havas CEO Yannick Bolloré: No Acquisitions Planned

But what about future links with Vivendi?

Yannick Bolloré admitted he spent a lot of time thinking about the scale of Havas after the ill-fated Publicis Omnicom Group merger announcement in July 2013, just a month before he…

Havas Paid Former Chief David Jones $13.5 Million Last Year

Total included $7 million in severance

David Jones, the former global CEO of Havas and its namesake ad agency, received $13.5 million in compensation last year, which included $7 million in severance, according to the company’s…

Havas Posts 3% Gain in Organic Growth

N.A. helped in recovery from year-earlier period

Thanks to improved results in North America and strong performance in high-growth countries, Havas said first-quarter revenue rose to $542 million, with a 3 percent increase in organic growth. That…

David Jones Exits Havas

Bolloré, Benett replace him at holding company, ad agency

David Jones is out as global CEO at the Havas holding company and its namesake ad agency. At the holding company, Jones will be succeeded by Yannick Bolloré, the son of…

Pam Hamlin Replaces LePlae as Global Chief of Arnold

LePlae leaves the agency after 15 months

That was fast. Eleven months after taking the reins of Arnold as CEO and 15 months after he joined the agency as global president, Robert LePlae is out. Succeeding him as…

The ‘Soap Opera’ Inside Havas Worldwide

Some are wondering who is even in charge

During a recent, early-morning phone conversation with Adweek, the normally loquacious Andrew Benett was strangely quiet when asked to explain his new role as Havas Worldwide co-president, sharing responsibility for…