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Xavier Rees, CEO – Havas London, Havas Helia and Field Day

Xav is CEO of Havas London, Havas Helia and Field Day. He joined in 2016 and led Havas London to runner-up UK agency of the year at the end of 2017.

He joined from adam&eveDDB, where as Group Managing Director he helped lead the agency through its most successful period, including winning Cannes’ coveted global Agency of the Year.

Xav has also worked for BBH, Wunderman, Archibald Ingall Stretton and RMG/JWT, running some of London’s foremost accounts, including Sony, Volkswagen, Audi, and O2, to name but a few.

He is a devout Crystal Palace fan (one of many afflictions) and obsessively collects music, books and deeply average marathon times.