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Senior marketing expert specialising in business development, client growth and pitch management Over 25 years experience both agency and client side with a career which started at Lowe Howard Spink and which includes Kitcatt Nohr and Lloyds TSB. In addition to Board level leadership within the private sector, I hold a number of Non Executive and Trustee roles within the public sector.
Ben Downing is a media executive and global managing director at Havas Media Group, where he leads the ethical media and strategic partnerships division. He has extensive experience in the media industry, having worked in various roles over the past two decades. Prior to his current role, Downing was the global head of programmatic at Havas Media Group, where he oversaw the agency's programmatic offering across all markets. He has also served as the head of digital investment for Havas Media Group North America, where he was responsible for managing the agency's digital investment strategy and partnerships. Downing is a recognized leader in the media industry and has been featured in various publications, including Adweek and AdExchanger. He is also a frequent speaker at industry events and conferences, where he shares his expertise on programmatic advertising, media ethics, and digital transformation. In addition to his work at Havas Media Group, Downing is a board member of the Ad Council and a member of the Interactive Advertising Bureau's Data Center of Excellence. He is also actively involved in various industry initiatives related to media ethics and responsible advertising.
Seasoned digital professional with over 15 years of experience in design, creative and technical production, strategy, operations. Proven track record of successful team leadership with US and global businesses. Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills. Utility player across operations, financials, customer support, design, marketing and writing. Superb attention to detail, pragmatic, customer-focused, mission-driven, data-driven.
Specialties: digital product development and management, mobile, web, AR, video production, sustainable business strategy, B Corp conversion, presentation design, typography, healthcare, HIPAA/HITECH, artificial intelligence, data science, financial forecasting and burn management, SOW development, vendor management, interdisciplinary team management, print design.
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Myra Nussbaum is President and Chief Creative Officer of Havas Chicago. She was charged with raising their creative profile and within her first year she brought home the first major awards in the agencies’ history for their work on Yellowstone Inheritance Pass. Named one of the top 30 creatives in advertising by AdWeek, Myra has spent her career crafting ideas that makes the world a bit more interesting. From helping colorblind people see color for the first time, to the biggest product launch in KFC history, her work moves hearts as well as business for big, small, old and new brands. Myra’s creative vision is in step with the zeitgeist of the time and her work has been featured in the advertising trade press as well as The NY Times, Forbes, Wired, Today Show and more. She’s been awarded by the top creative award shows including Cannes, Clio, D&AD and The One Show.
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