Red Havas announce clutch of new senior hires

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by Josh Hall

Red Havas, the 'micro-network' launched by the Havas Group, has announced a series of new senior hires, including two in the UK.

Rachel Sansom has been appointed managing director of Red Havas London, while Mark Campbell joins as global head of content.

The New York office also sees a new appointment, with Natasha Carroll joining as senior vice president, global clients and business director.

The network says that Sansom will be responsible for for driving growth in the UK, based from the newly opened London office. She joins from MHP/Engine, where she worked as managing director of the brand team. There, she oversaw projects including a Cannes Gold Lions-winning campaign for the NHS.

Campbell, meanwhile, will look after multi-channel content campaigns. He moves from Havas Australia, where he was head of content and partnerships.

Commenting on the new appointments, James Wright, global CEO of Red Havas and global chairman of the Havas PR Global Collective, said : “I’m delighted to welcome Rachael and Mark to the team. As we build the Red Havas brand globally, we have big ambitions for growth in the U.K. and across EMEA, and this is the perfect team for the job ahead, bringing diverse integrated media experience to our leadership bench. Both the calibre and combined depth and breadth of Mark and Rachael’s experience will help us fulfil our Merged Media vision, and will further add to our strong offering across those target regions and beyond.”

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