Havas Sports & Entertainment Opens Office in Moscow

By Community | September 17, 2012

Havas Sports & Entertainment (HSE Group) have officially opened a new office in Moscow, ambulance Russia.

Havas Sports & Entertainment Russia’s roots stem from an internal group within Havas Group, that had been working in the country for the past seven years, with clients including LVMH, Heineken, Reckitt Benckiser, Hyundai, Kia, MTS and Lexus.

Having led the internal group, Maria Gavrilova has been appointed Managing Director of Havas Sports & Entertainment Russia.

She said: “The opening of Havas Sports & Entertainment Russia comes at a very strategic time, as Russia continues to attract an increasing number of international events.

Crucially we have the local insight and can benefit from the support of the global Havas Sports & Entertainment network to help both local and international brands develop meaningful and long-term relationships with Russian consumers.”

Dmitry Konstantinov, President, Havas Sports & Entertainment Russia added: “Havas Sports & Entertainment Russia brings a unique offer of specialty services to the Havas Goup which reinforces Havas’ leading position in Russia and the CIS, and strengthens our capabilities in sports and entertainment,” said Konstantinov.

Lucien Boyer, President and Global CEO of the Havas Sports & Entertainment concluded:  “Russia will be hosting several major global sporting events in the coming years.

“Our experience working for 10 Olympic sponsors around London 2012 combined with our global track record with major sports and entertainment stakeholders and brands, notably with the FIFA World Cup, gives us the expertise to advise clients looking to connect with consumers around these big events.”