Damien Marchi is Global Head of Content at Havas Media

01 Apr,2015

By A Correspondent

 

Damien Marchi

Havas Media Group has announced the appointment of Damien Marchi as Global Head of Content. The news follows the Group’s recent launch of the Global Music Data Alliance with Universal Music Group and its partnership with NewsCred, the world’s leading content marketing platform.

 

Marchi has over 15 years experience specialising in cross platform content production, commercialisation and marketing in TV and digital, across entertainment, drama and news. He has lived and worked in France UK and Sweden working at local, EMEA and global levels and led digital adaptations for shows such as The X Factor, Got Talent, Idols (FremantleMedia), Big Brother and Star Academy (Endemol). He has worked with brands such as RedBull, Air France, P&G and L’Oréal.

 

Prior to joining Havas, Damien was member of the executive committee of Euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe, in charge of Innovation and Products and championing the digital transformation of the newsroom.

 

Dominique Delport

Dominique Delport, Global Managing Director Havas Media Group commented: “2015 will be the year of content for Havas. We are going to innovate at scale and it’s already started thanks to our friends at Universal and NewsCred. Multi device content marketing runs through Damien’s veins. He has always been at the forefront of global developments in content, working on some of the world’s most talked about shows. Data and content is at the core of what we do and Damien is a true all-rounded digital innovator. There is no doubt that he will help lead our teams through what will be an incredibly fast and interesting time for Havas and its clients in this space”.

 

In line with the Group’s “Havas’ Village” approach to promote integration between its divisions, Damien is working closely with Lucien Boyer, Global CEO of Havas Sports & Entertainment and Vin Farrell, Global Chief Content Officer for Havas Worldwide.

 

Damien is based in the Havas Paris HQ and reports directly to Dominique Delport.

 

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