Havas London announced today its appointment of Gabrielle Lott as PR and Communications Director who will head up all press and communications for Havas London and Havas helia.
After a brief six-month contract at performance agency, iProspect UK, Lott has officially now returned to the UK after two and a half years in Asia. Originally moving to Hong Kong to launch the APAC office of trade publication, Little Black Book, Lott spent the next year in Singapore regionally running marketing for media agency, MediaCom.
Starting her advertising career as a production runner, Lott has worked in editorial and PR roles across the globe over the last 20 years, with time spent at JWT New York, StrawberryFrog, editorship of The Reel and launching Contagious Magazine with founder, Paul Kemp-Robertson in 2005.
Tracey Barber, Group CMO said "I am delighted that Gabby is joining the team. She is smart, innovative and hugely passionate about delivering change. Both Havas London and Havas helia are growing with significant wins over the last six months and with both experiencing exciting change under Chris Hirst's leadership…She is also a lot of fun."
Lott said “My career has taken me across the world and has given me the opportunity to experience our industry from many different stances. From making cups of tea during my school holidays, to working with some incredibly gifted people - be they creatives, analysts, economists or visionaries. It’s with real care and consideration that I have chosen Havas London and Havas helia. The momentum that the agencies are building and their investment in talent - these are genuinely, very exciting times for us all here at Havas London and Havas helia, I’m very pleased to be part of this exciting new chapter”