Top Marks as Havas Media appoints new managing director

Havas has appointed Maxus’s deputy managing director Stephanie Marks as managing director of Havas Media. Reporting to Havas Media UK and International chief executive officer Matt Adams, Stephanie will use her media planning expertise across clients including the BBC, Apple Beats, Kia, PayPal, Axa and Hyundai.

Stephanie spent seven years at Maxus, initially as client services director, becoming head of client services before being promoted to deputy managing director in 2014. She began her media career at PHD, where she spent seven years as a media director.

Matt described Stephanie as a “no-nonsense”, “kick-ass” leader: “She is loved by her teams and clients. She will make an immediately positive impact and be a fantastic leader for Havas Media,” Matt added.

We wish Stephanie, Matt and the whole team at Havas Media the very best for this latest Victorious Partnership. To read the full story on this appointment, click here to visit the Campaign website.

Stephanie’s appointment comes weeks after Havas won the estimated $100m (£75.8m) Michelin global media account.

In the past few months, Havas Media Group has made a number of significant hires, including the appointment of Clare Hart to the role of Chief Client Officer and Sarah Treliving as Managing Director of Arena Media.