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Havas helia Appoints Ol Janus as Group Head of Data



Janus was previously OgilvyOne London's Head of Data

Havas helia Appoints Ol Janus as Group Head of Data

Ol Janus returns to the Havas family as Group Head of Data of Havas helia. Janus has been at the Ogilvy Group since 2014, where he headed up its Data Practice in London and worked across clients including Nestle, BT, BP and Public Health England. Prior to that, he spent more than 10 years at the agency now known as Havas helia, where he held roles including MD and Global Data Director, working across clients such as Diageo, Unilever, EasyJet and Compare the Market.

Returning to the agency after a three-year absence, he will be responsible for future-proofing Havas helia’s data capability so that the business continues to lead the way in the industry while integrating both creative and media services for its clients within Havas’ purpose-built Kings Cross Village.

Janus’ new role as Group Head of Data for helia’s London & Cirencester businesses is further evidence of Havas’ commitment to data as a key area of growth for all its’ UK disciplines. 

Havas helia’s Group CEO, Tash Whitmey said: “I’m delighted to welcome Ol back to Havas helia. His passion for data and vast experience will ensure that we are fit for the future in the data services that we offer all our clients.”

Janus adds: "The breadth and depth of data and digital talent within Havas, the current client list across the Havas Group and its leadership team are the three main reasons why I am so excited to be returning to Havas. I am really looking forward to working with the talented people here and helping clients such as Unilever and Diageo create effective, engaging and valuable customer experiences."

Janus has 25 years’ experience planning, developing and implementing multi-channel data strategies for clients such as Nestle, Public Health England, BT, Diageo, BlackRock and Unilever to ensure that they deliver engaging customer experiences by optimising their data assets.

Over the past 10 years, has been helping clients through their digital transformation strategies by providing clear, cost effective, actionable and innovative data solutions & toolkits, ensuring they have the right data, tech, systems and people to take advantage of the evolving digital opportunities.

Prior to his first stint at Havas helia, he held a variety of data strategy roles at companies including Acxiom and Virgin Media.

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Havas UK, Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:00:29 GMT