Havas has appointed Maxus’s deputy managing director Stephanie Marks as managing director of Havas Media.

Reporting to Havas Media UK and International chief executive officer Matt Adams, Marks will use her media planning expertise across clients including the BBC, Apple Beats, Kia, PayPal, Axa and Hyundai.

With more than 15 years’ experience within the media industry, Marks has a strong background in media planning across a range of blue chip clients as well as leading the development of strong and successful workplace cultures.

Steph joined Maxus in 2010 as Client Service Director, later becoming Head of Client Services before a promotion to Deputy Managing Director in 2014. She started her career at PHD where she spent seven years as Media Director.

Adams described Marks as a “no-nonsense”, “kick-ass” leader: “She is loved by her teams and clients. She will make an immediately positive impact and be a fantastic leader for Havas Media,”

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