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Havas Media Singapore elevates Russell Lai to General Manager role
adobo magazine, February 7, 2018 | 1:25pm

SINGAPORE - Havas Media Singapore announces the promotion of Russell Lai, currently the Executive Director to the role of General Manager.

Russell joined Havas Media three years back with a responsibility to manage some of the agency’s key clients and has previously worked with UM as a Senior Business Director. Prior to this he has also had stints with Zenith Optimedia and PHD.

At Havas Media, he is credited with leading a portfolio of flagship clients and supporting the agency’s new business strategy by having successfully led the media pitches of Gardens By The Bay, Cycle & Carriage, CapitaLand Group, FairPrice and Esplanade, to name a few.

Jacqui Lim, CEO of Havas Media Singapore, said: “This a well-deserved promotion for Russell. He has played an important role in Havas Media Singapore’s growth story by bringing forth a strong integrated proposition to clients, unifying the different offerings of the Group and crafting bespoke solutions that meet their business needs. As the client lead, his in-depth understanding of the market, ability to provide high-quality solutions to the clients combined with his tenacity and diligence has been a great asset to the agency.”

Russell played a pivotal role in delivering the agency’s recent success at awards including 4 Gold Awards at Singapore Media Awards. He was also part of the team that brought home New Business Team of The Year (SEA) at Campaign Asia’s AOY Awards.

Havas Media Singapore elevates Russell Lai to General Manager role

SINGAPORE - Havas Media Singapore announces the promotion of Russell Lai, currently the Executive Director to the role of General Manager.

Russell joined Havas Media three years back with a responsibility to manage some of the agency’s key clients and has previously worked with UM as a Senior Business Director. Prior to this he has also had stints with Zenith Optimedia and PHD.

At Havas Media, he is credited with leading a portfolio of flagship clients and supporting the agency’s new business strategy by having successfully led the media pitches of Gardens By The Bay, Cycle & Carriage, CapitaLand Group, FairPrice and Esplanade, to name a few.

Jacqui Lim, CEO of Havas Media Singapore, said: “This a well-deserved promotion for Russell. He has played an important role in Havas Media Singapore’s growth story by bringing forth a strong integrated proposition to clients, unifying the different offerings of the Group and crafting bespoke solutions that meet their business needs. As the client lead, his in-depth understanding of the market, ability to provide high-quality solutions to the clients combined with his tenacity and diligence has been a great asset to the agency.”

Russell played a pivotal role in delivering the agency’s recent success at awards including 4 Gold Awards at Singapore Media Awards. He was also part of the team that brought home New Business Team of The Year (SEA) at Campaign Asia’s AOY Awards.