Laura was recently tapped to lead Havas Worldwide New York’s flagship office, servicing some of the most recognized companies in the world including IBM, TD Ameritrade, Liberty Mutual Insurance, The Hershey Company, NetJets, Green Mountain Keurig, Dos Equis, among many. Laura will utilize her depth and breadth of leadership skills to drive culture, talent and innovation.
Prior to the President role, Laura served as U.S. Chief Growth officer for Havas Worldwide North America and Managing Director of Havas Worldwide Chicago Group. With nearly 20 years of strategic marketing and leadership experience, ranging from digital pure-play agencies to globally integrated ad networks, Laura spent the past three years spearheading new business development, organic agency growth and strategic brand building across North America resulting in two consecutive years of more than 35% revenue growth and a >300% increase in profitability, all while becoming a first-time mother.
Ambitious, focused, and optimistic, Laura has an insatiable appetite for winning and helped augment Havas’ client roster with new business wins including Sears Holdings, DISH Network, RJR, Ragu, Bertolli and Moen.