David Jones

David Jones

Founder at You & Mr Jones
New York,, United States

About me

Founder, You & Mr Jones. Co-founder, One Young World. Led Kofi Annan’s tcktcktck campaign on Climate Justice. Author, Who Cares Wins. Creator, Social Business Idea (tm). Guardian Sustainable Business Leader of the Year 2013. Ex-Global CEO Havas.

Honored by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader, David Jones has distinguished himself as an industry visionary and proponent of corporate responsibility and social change. He is the youngest global CEO in the history of advertising, heading both Havas and Havas Worldwide, and is the only British CEO of a French publicly traded company. He was the driving force behind Kofi Annan’s TckTckTck Campaign for Climate Justice, one of the most successful cause campaigns in history, with 18 million people signing on as climate allies, and is co‐founder of One Young World described by CNN as the “Young Davos”), a nonprofit organization that provides brilliant young people with a global platform through which to effect positive change. He also worked closely with David Cameron and the U.K. Conservative Party from 2007 up to and including Cameron’s election as prime minister in 2010.
David is the creator of the Social Business Idea® and author of best-selling book Who Cares Wins: Why Good Business Is Better Business, published in English in 2011 by Pearson/FT Publishing, with subsequent editions in Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Czech, French, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, and Thai.
David was inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s Hall of Achievement in 2005,was voted one of the two top executives of the decade by readers of Adweek, was nominated as one of CR Magazine’s 2011 Responsible CEOs of the Year, and was named to the "40 Under 40" lists of both Crain's New York Business and Advertising Age. He is a member of the Facebook Client Council. In 2013, the Guardian named David Sustainable Business Leader of the Year in recognition of his ongoing efforts to engage businesses in creating solutions to the world’s most pressing problems. 

Positions

Founder
One Young World
2016 - Present (3 years 3 months)
Founder and CEO
You & Mr Jones
June 2015 - Present (3 years 10 months)
The world's first Brandtech group
Global CEO
New York, United States
March 2011 - February 2014 (2 years 11 months)
Global CEO
New York, United States
September 2005 - February 2014 (8 years 5 months)
Global CEO
Euro RSCG
September 2005 - February 2014 (8 years 5 months)

Education

BA Hons, European Business Administration

1987 - 1989 (2 years)

Diplom Europaeische Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Business

1985 - 1987 (2 years)
First European Union-sponsored business program.

Trade Organizations

ACT Responsible, Chalais

ACT'ive Sponsor
June 2009 - June 2010 (1 year)

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