Matt Weiss

Global CMO, Havas Worldwide


Matt Weiss has been in advertising for 18 years now, so we can call him a, "seasoned vet", he's earned those stripes. In his earliest days back in '97 he was with McCann Worldgroup as an Account Director then Group Account Director and finally EVP Chief Growth Officer. In 2010 he became Chief of Staff at kbs+, and in January 2013 he stepped into his current role at Havas Worldwide as Global Chief Marketing Officer. And, in a recent announcement, we have learned that Matt has become a Managing Partner on the new executive leadership team at Havas Worldwide. He, along with Sean Lyons and Tim Maleeny were given managing partner roles by Global CEO Andrew Benett. Matt will retain his current responsibilities and run day-to-day operations in the New York office and overseeing his section of the client roster. This new leadership team is tasked with reinvigorating the agency's offering, acquiring new business and creating sources of revenue.??

Matt summarizes, on LinkedIn, that he looks for business opportunities and transform them into growth for brands, relationships for agencies and connections for individuals. As a new Managing Partner at Havas Worldwide New York Matt is responsible for key accounts and shaping the vision, growth, talent and culture of the agency. As Global CMO responsible for network support, global growth plans and working collaboratively with global strategy and thought leadership teams. Key liaison to Havas Media and other partners in the Havas Village.?

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