Havas Worldwide New York, New York Follow Update

  • 200 Hudson Street
  • New York, New York 10013
  • United States
  • Phone: (+1) 212 886-4100
  • Fax: (+1) 212 886-4415
  • Creative Development:14.0%
  • Production:14.4%
  • Account Services:36.0%
  • Media:12.0%
  • Marketing, Research & Strategic Planning:3.1%
  • Administration:7.5%
  • Others:13.0%
Number of Employees: 560
Sami Viitamaki
Executive Director of Digital
Tim Maleeny
Chief Strategy Officer

Tim is our Chief Strategy Officer, leading an eclectic group of strategic planners, communications architects, digital experts and analysts who collaborate to build meaningful and effective brand platforms for our clients. Tim is known as a pioneer in reshaping the industry’s approach to strategic planning, hiring hybrid talent and building dynamic teams that can be reconfigured as clients’ needs change. Tim is a hybrid himself, having worked as a copywriter, producer, account director and strategic planner since his career began over two decades ago. He has worked in every major product category on famous brands sold in every corner of the globe. Prior to joining Havas, Tim was head of strategy for Ogilvy, where he led the largest planning department in the country. Before that he was part of the management team at Riney in San Francisco, where he led both strategy and new business. Tim is also a bestselling author of numerous short stories and four award-winning novels, two of which have been optioned for film. He has degrees from Dartmouth College and Columbia University, where he’s also served as adjunct professor of marketing. Tim lives in Tribeca with his family. 

Frank Mangano
Chief Financial Officer
Richard Notarianni
Executive Director of Engagement Planning and Performance
Andrew Benett
CEO, Havas Worldwide; Chief Strategy Officer, Havas Creative Group

Andrew joined Havas Worldwide, then known as Euro RSCG Worldwide, in 2004 as Global Chief Strategy Officer. In 2007 he was named Co-CEO of Euro RSCG NY. Prior to joining Euro RSCG, Andrew was EVP, Executive Director, Strategy and Innovation, at FutureBrand.

Andrew then spent three years as the Global CEO of Arnold Worldwide, leading the network’s 17 offices in 14 countries. Andrew and his team grew Arnold Worldwide by more than 30% in that time, winning and growing relationships, and dramatically enhancing the agency’s digital capabilities. In 2010 the agency was named Comeback Agency of the Year by Ad Age, and in 2011 named to Ad Age's Agency A-List.

His career in marketing spans nearly two decades and includes hands-on experience in almost every marketing discipline and across multiple product and service categories. Andrew has a unique understanding of marketing gained through work on the client side, in consulting and for global communications agencies.

Andrew has received some of the industry’s most esteemed honors. He has been inducted into the AAF’s Advertising Hall of Achievement, honoring innovators under the age of 40 (2010), Boston Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” (2010) and Crain’s New York Business’s “40 Under 40” (2009). Andrew is a frequent contributor to the Financial Times, Brandweek, CNBC and CNN, and speaks regularly on the topics of corporate branding, CSR, marketing innovation, and talent. He is also co-author of three marketing books, Consumed: Rethinking Business in the Era of Mindful Spending; Good for Business: The Rise of the Conscious Corporation; and The Talent Mandate: Why Smart Companies Put People First, published in 2013.

Outside of work, Andrew sits on the National Advisory Council of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Board of Overseers of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, The College Board of Advisors at Georgetown University and is a Director-at-Large for the 4As (the American Association of Advertising Agencies). Andrew is a member of the 2012 class of Henry Crown Fellows at the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.

He is a graduate of Georgetown University’s College of Arts and Sciences and is married with three young sons. 

Laura Voigt
Marketing Director
Phone: (+1) 212.886.4190
since February 2014
Matt Weiss
Global Chief Marketing Officer
Phone: (+1) 212-886-2043
since February 2014
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