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Havas Worldwide Singapore Appoints David Tay as General Manager


David was most recently group business director at BBDO Singapore

Havas Worldwide Singapore Appoints David Tay as General Manager

Havas Worldwide Singapore announced today the appointment of David Tay as General Manager of the agency. 

In his new role, David will lead and manage the group’s business portfolio with a focus on growing existing clients and driving new business.

David is an experienced advertising professional, with an expertise in brand management and integrated marketing communications. He has spent more than 15 years with top local and international agencies leading large accounts across a breadth of categories including automobile, finance and telecom. 

Most recently as the Group Business Director of BBDO Singapore, he was in charge of leading integrated campaigns for Mercedes and Singtel, as well as new business development. Prior to that, he was the Group Brand Director of Saatchi & Saatchi where he was the brand custodian for UOB, Lexus and Singapore Navy.

In the course of his career, David has won several prestigious awards including SEA Account Person of the Year runner-up in Campaign Asia AOY Awards 2013 and has also been featured in “40 under 40” list published annually by the publication. 

David will report directly to Andrea Conyard, Group Managing Director of Havas Creative Group Singapore. 

Commenting on the appointment, Andrea said: “David is a great addition with an impressive track record with clients. We are pleased to have him on board and looking forward to writing the next phase of our Havas Village story with him.”

Commenting on the appointment, David said,” Havas has a unique offering in the form of Havas Village, which houses a range of specialties under one roof.  This allows us to provide a compelling suite of solutions for clients and is very much in sync with the changing times. Am looking forward to working with Andrea and the team and leveraging the strengths of the Singapore Village to drive growth of existing and new clients.” 

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Genres: People

Havas North America, Tue, 10 May 2016 11:01:55 GMT