- Friday, Oct. 14, 2016
- NEW YORK
Havas Creative Group has appointed Mike Amour to the position of chairman and CEO of Asia Pacific, effective October 17.
In this new role, Amour will be responsible for leading and driving continued collaboration and growth in one of the most dynamic regions for Havas Group. The appointment is a key milestone in the group’s ongoing efforts to build agile teams and integrated structures to deliver the most impact for clients. Amour will report to Andrew Benett, global CEO of Havas Creative Group, and will be based in Singapore.
Prior to joining Havas Creative Group, Amour was president, Asia Pacific at Starcom Mediavest Group. Previously, he was CEO Asia Pacific at Project: Worldwide. Amour also led Grey Group Asia Pacific for four years as chairman and CEO, where he oversaw significant growth, including acquisitions in China, India, and Vietnam. Prior to that, based in London, New York, Tokyo, Paris and Portland, Amour held senior management positions at McCann, TBWA, and Wieden + Kennedy. Amour will take over from Juan Rocamora, currently chairman, Havas Creative Group APAC, who will retire at the end of the year.