Darby joins following six years at Manning Gottlieb OMD, where he was most recently Client Business Director, leading the John Lewis & Partners business. He oversaw media strategy and execution for a number of award-winning initiatives, including the 2017 and 2018 John Lewis Christmas campaigns, and the first ever joint Waitrose and John Lewis Christmas campaign in 2019.
In his new role, Darby will work across a variety of client accounts and oversee a team of 11 people.
Darby will report to Ailsa Buckley, Deputy Managing Director, Havas Media Group.
Read more on the Havas Media website