Russ Lidstone

Russ Lidstone

Chief Executive Officer at Havas London
London, United Kingdom

About me

A former strategist, Russ joined Havas Worldwide in 2006 and became CEO in 2009. Since then he has overseen development of the agency's digital, search, social media (Cupola Lab) and channel capabilities, as well as integrate PR into the heart of the business.


With a career spanning 20+ years at blue chip agencies including HHCL, Lowe and JWT, today he is an elected member of the IPA Council, is a regular speaker at industry conferences and was recently voted into the Hospital/Independent Media 100 - a list of the UK 100 'most inspirational creative leaders'. Russ is also a member of the Havas Worldwide Executive Committee. 

Positions

Chief Executive Officer

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