Donald Chan joins Havas as China CEO



Donald Chan, who exited Leo Burnett China just over a year ago, has resurfaced at Havas where he will run the French group’s China creative offering.

Chan takes on the role of CEO of Havas Creative Group China.

The former CEO of J. Walter Thompson China will report to Mason Lin, chairman of Havas Creative Group, Greater China.

The appointment will be effective 28 March 28.

“Donald is a critical hire for Havas Creative Group China. He is an experienced leader with a track record of leading large agencies and a constant advocate of digital evolution in the industry. We are thrilled that he will be leading the transformation of Havas into a fully integrated agency with digital at its core as we continue to drive our growth across China,” said Lin.


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