Havas acquires Auckland advertising agency Mr Smith

Mr Smith founding partners John O’Leary and Ben Handy will continue to head the operation

Havas has acquired leading Auckland advertising agency, Mr Smith, in a deal that sees the two Mr Smith founding partners John O’Leary and Ben Handy heading the New Zealand operation, which has rebranded to Havas New Zealand with immediate effect.

Havas New Zealand offers full programmatic digital media & offline media planning and implementation, brand/channel strategy, content creation and production across all platforms.

Havas New Zealand will report into the Havas Australia Executive Leadership team of Mike Wilson, James Wright and Anthony Gregorio. Havas New Zealand will continue to be based on High Street in Auckland.

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