Havas Media Group UK has appointed James Shepherd as Head of mobile. He joins the media division of the communications group Havas from DF London where he led mobile for eight months.
James Shepherd is Havas Media Group UK’s new Head of mobile
Shepherd will be responsible for pushing the mobile development across clients such as O2, Pernod Ricard, Nationwide, BBC and Ubisoft, reporting to Managing Director at Havas, Julia Jordan, and Marco Rigon, the Global Head of Mobext. Julia Jordan says:
“James brings a wealth of experience in the field of mobile and is a key addition to the team. Havas Media is continuously looking to grow its offer for clients by putting data and content at the core of our offering. With his expertise, James will be a vital asset as we continue to advance our cross-media offer with other Havas Media pure players such as Affiperf (programmatic), Ecselis (performance) and Socialyse (social).”
“While mobile is a hugely important channel on its own, it is also woven into every other channel. The opportunity lies in identifying the role of mobile and putting it front and centre with all of the agency’s clients. There is still enormous scope for growth with mobile in our industry and I’m delighted to be part of a global network of seasoned experts that offer innovative, experience-driven solutions focused on delivering value to our clients.”