London 26th November: Havas Creative Group has today announced changes to the creative leadership of the business.
Andy Sandoz and Ben Mooge, currently partners of Havas Work Club, have been appointed joint Executive Creative Directors of Havas London, assuming responsibility for the agency’s entire creative output
The move will see Andy Sandoz - currently President of D&AD - and Ben Mooge - report into Europe and UK Group CEO Chris Hirst and sit on the Havas London Executive Board. Sandoz and Mooge have driven creative work that has seen Havas Work Club win both Campaign and Marketing Digital Agency of the Year; work that includes Ballantine’s tshirtOSand Space Glass, McLaren F1 and the creation of the D&AD White Pencil.
Chris Hirst, European and UK Group CEO at Havas Creative Group said, "Andy & Ben are provocative, modern and very talented creatives. They are also just great people to be around. I'm really looking forward to working with them”
Ben Mooge said “Collaboration and talent is all that matters. Bring on The Club and the Havas team together - plus anyone out there who’s up for being involved at the start of something. #squad ”
Andy Sandoz said “This is about building, and getting out of the way of, a modern team capable of rebooting the system for the better. #squadgoals ”
The appointment of Ben Mooge and Andy Sandoz comes as Hirst assembles a new-look senior leadership team for Havas Creative Group, and follows the appointment of, Mark Sinnock as European and UK CSO, Tracey Barber to Group CMO , Paul Ward as Group Head of Operations and Mark Whelan to CCO.