July 22, 2015
Women Now Hold Half of the Top Jobs at Havas Worldwide Chicago
Decades after the Mad Men era, men still largely run ad agencies. But even if agencies can still feel like boys’ clubs, recently women have been gaining a number of top jobs. However, with the rise of Tatia Torrey to chief client officer at Havas Worldwide in Chicago, half of that agency’s leadership team is female.
July 13, 2015
Take a Look at Jason Peterson’s Remarkable Black and White Street Photography
Brooding, haunting and striking are just some of the words that first comes to mind when one tries to describe Jason Peterson’s black and white street photography. Producing a stunning feed that has earned him legendary status in Instagram, Peterson’s photographs may very well lure the fictional Dark Knight to come out just to reside in the visual world he has crafted.
June 30, 2015
Havas Worldwide Chicago creates a July Fourth feast fit for Tiny Hamster
Havas Worldwide Chicago and its chief creative officer Jason Peterson have proved pretty darn savvy when it comes to creating viral sensations. The Havas video, created in conjunction with Denizen, a social media content creator, is timed to coincide with that most all-American of holidays, the Fourth of July.
June 22, 2015
Ragu, Bertolli Make Agency Change Under New Ownership
Havas Worldwide, Chicago is the new creative and digital agency of record for Ragu and Bertolli Italian sauces.
June 17, 2015
Havas Chicago Is Loaning Out Its Summer Interns to Local Businesses That Need Them
Along with honing their skills in various agency departments, the 14 lucky folks in Havas’s 10-week summer internship program are being “loaned out” to local businesses, cultural institutions, sports teams and celebrities—anyone, actually, who makes a strong enough case on social media using the #GimmeAnIntern hashtag or via email. The interns are sharing their adventures in real-time video via the agency’s Periscope account and elsewhere on social media.
June 16, 2015
Havas to Chicago: Take our interns, please
This summer, interns at Havas Chicago won’t just be working on Havas projects. Many of them will be outsourced throughout the city. As a part of the agency’s new 10-week 2015 #GimmeAnIntern Summer Internship program, which kicked off yesterday, its new crop of 14 interns will also double up as young guns for hire — for others.
June 11, 2015
This Chicago ad agency has created the ‘bike desk’ to promote bicycling to work
Sometimes ad agencies actually do work that has absolutely nothing to do with getting paid in order to burnish a brand on their client roster. This week Havas Worldwide Chicago ad agency falls into that category as it launches its #BikeWhileWorking campaign.
#BikeDesk: Inspiring People to #EnjoyTheRide During Chicago Bike Week
Chicago was recently named the sixth-most bikeable city in the country, according to a recent survey by Redfin. To celebrate the city’s bike-friendly designation and show its support for Chicago Bike Week, Havas Worldwide Chicago created a custom-made “Bike Desk” which will be riding the streets of Chicago from June 12-19 with the goal of inspiring downtown professionals to ride their bikes and explore the city during the course of the workday.
June 10, 2015
Havas Worldwide Chicago Names Drew Donatelle ECD
Havas Worldwide Chicago today announced that Drew Donatelle has been named Executive Creative Director. Donatelle is an integrated expert in traditional advertising, digital, social, experiential, and branded environments, with a proven track record of creating award-winning work that blends marketing strategy with creative storytelling. He joins Havas Worldwide from Twitter, where he served as Senior Brand Strategist on the Auto, Dining and Retail verticals.
May 29, 2015
Havas Worldwide Chicago bolsters executive leadership with the appointment of Todd Nonken as Managing Director
Havas Worldwide Chicago announces the appointment of Todd Nonken as Managing Director of its Citi account, the agency’s largest and longest-running client relationship. Nonken will be responsible for stewarding Citi’s growth strategies, acquisition marketing, and brand and customer experiences for the Citi’s Credit Cards and Retail lines of business.