The World: Paris - Dessal appointed chief commercial officer at HMM

Havas Media Management, the recently launched media holding company, has appointed Romain Dessal (pictured) as its chief commercial officer.

This appointment follows a recent strategic move by Havas to unite all of the Media Planning Group agencies under the umbrella of Havas Media.

Dessal's primary areas of focus will include new business, marketing and client servicing.

Dessal brings ten years' experience at Havas to the role, having joined the group in 1996 as a strategic planner for Devarrieuxvillaret.