Havas has appointed Donald Chan as CEO of its creative agency brand Havas Creative Group China.
Chan will spearhead the agencyâ€™s creative offering, with a special focus on Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou markets. Besides leading the China creative operations, he will be focusing on acquiring talent, growing existing clients and driving new business.
In addition to managing Havas Worldwide, he will also be responsible for leading key agency brands including Field Force China, Havas Life Healthcare, Havas Worldwide Digital and Arnold Worldwide.
Chan joins the agency from Leo Burnett China, where he was the chief executive officer. His previous stint also includes running JWT China as the CEO.
He will report directly to Mason Lin, chairman of Havas Creative Group of Greater China. He officially joins from 28 March.