Havas Media Group has expanded its offering in emerging markets by opening four new offices – Havas Media Adriatic, Havas Bulgaria, Havas Media Slovakia and Arena Media Turkey.
The new offices will offer increased geographical scope whilst serving existing clients in the region.
“With recent acquisitions and these four new openings, Havas Media Group is proud to have achieved a homogeneous and consistent offer throughout the region,” said Havas Media Group chief executive officer Nordics, CEE & Middle East Alberto Canteli.
“Our international clients demand a service that combines an efficient global coordination together with a local presence to ensure the quality of the operations in each of our markets.”
Havas Media Adriatic is based in Belgrade, with Ana Mijajlovic acting as managing director. It will work closely with Havas Worldwide Belgrade to serve Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Montenegro.
Managing director Ivanka Kyutchukova will head up Havas Bulgaria which is based in Sofia, adding to Havas Media Group and Havas Worldwide’s digital scope in the area.
Managing director Denisa Šoporová will head up Havas Media Slovakia in Bratislava, working with key clients including Kia Motors, AXA, Groupe Lactalis, LG, Emirates and Hyundai.
Arena Media Turkey is a franchise agreement between Veritas Media and Havas Media in Istanbul, headed up by Veritas Media’s Kaan Bülbüloğlu.