Havas Sports & Entertainment Hire Three Senior Members for London Office

May 2, 2013

Havas Sport & Entertainment (HS&E) has appointed three new senior executives to work in their London-based UK office.

Formula 1 specialist Nick Hayes, research specialist Anna Semens and former LOCOG senior press officer Julie Burley have been added to the HS&E team in London.

Hayes has been appointed as the Relationship Director for burn Energy Drink’s partnership with the Lotus F1 Team and will be planning and delivering burn’s activation at each race of the 2013 Formula 1 calendar.

He will also be managing the team’s relationship with The Coca-Cola Company, Lotus F1’s Official Beverage Partner.

Semens also joins HS&E as Senior Account Director to help lead the agency’s growing insight and strategy offer, working with clients including The Football Association, Chelsea FC, Lawn Tennis Association, and Laureus.

Account Director, Burley, has joined from the LOCOG Press Office team, where she handled sponsor PR and activation, international media relations and the International Inspiration programme.

Burley will work across HS&E ignition’s portfolio of Olympic clients, including Atos, and its growing communications and content division, which counts Asda, Bloomberg Sports, Perform at St George’s Park, Sky Sports and We R Interactive as current clients.

Commenting on appointments, Gordon Lott, Managing Director, Havas Sports & Entertainment UK, said:
“HS&E ignition’s focus is on producing best in class work for our clients across sport, entertainment and social agendas, so it’s essential that we recruit the best talent to help achieve our ambitions.

“I’m delighted that we have appointed three ambitious and highly talented individuals to join our team and I look forward to working with them to deliver more award-winning work for our clients.”