Havas Group has appointed Jeeyoung Kwak as CEO of Havas Korea, tasked growth, and expansion of the group in the region.
Kwak was previously COO at McCann, and prior to that she held general manager roles at Mindshare and GroupM as well as being a planning director at UM for 13 years. She brings over 20 years of marketing communication experience in advertising and media marketing agencies working with clients including Coca-Cola, Samsung Securities, Microsoft, Volvo, Rolex, and others. She is also previously an adjunct professor at Kookmin University and a member of the Board of Governors of the British International School Istanbul.
“We are more than thrilled to have Jeeyoung Kwak on board the Havas Korea business to demonstrate strong momentum,” said Alberto Canteli, Havas Group’s Chairman and CEO of Nordics, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, Southeast Asia, Korea and Japan.
“I’m fully confident in her sparing no effort in making Havas Korea one of the top players. I will be offering help and support whenever needed.”
Kwak added: “I am excited to take this role and challenge. I look forward to leading our extraordinary team under the leadership of Mr. Alberto Canteli, as we embark on the journey towards Havas Korea’s next major milestone.”