At Havas, It Takes a Village to Win So Many Accounts in So Little Time

Adweek's U.S. Media Agency of the Year secured midsize clients like TracFone, Hallmark and Swarovski

The Havas Media team (l. to r.): Greg James, evp, chief strategy officer; George Sargent, president, Havas Media Boston; Barbara Kittridge, evp, business development; Kinsella; Shane Ankeney, president, Havas Media Group U.S.; Andrea Millett, president, Havas Media New York and head of client operations; Jason Kanefsky, evp, chief investment officer Kevin Scanlon

The first “get to know you” meeting between Havas Media North America’s incoming CEO Colin Kinsella and his new employees last May did not occur in the most glamorous of settings.

This story first appeared in the February 13, 2017, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
@PatrickCoffee Patrick Coffee is a senior editor for Adweek.