Marc Schader is Chief Growth Officer for Havas Group Media and he is tasked with leading the growth strategy and efforts for the Group.
Marc started in the media agency business in 2004 joining MPG as SVP Global Network Development Director, successfully overseeing business development internationally.
In 2013, Marc was appointed Global Chief Commercial Officer responsible for all commercial and marketing activities and efforts at Havas Group media division and has led major additional group wins such as Emirates, JDE, LGE, Michelin, Swarovski, Telefónica, among others.
In recognition of his contribution to the industry, Marc was named Media Innovator of the Year by Internationalist magazine in 2010 and was President of the Jury of the Cristal Festival 2012, as well as jury member at the Cannes Lions Festival. He is also Havas Group Media’s representative at the European Association of Communications Agencies.
Marc spent 13 years in the creative agency business at Young & Rubicam, managing clients locally, regionally and globally at Y&R New York, Y&R Europe in London, and Y&R Madrid.
Born and raised in Spain, Marc graduated from Trinity College in Connecticut with honors, earning a B.A. in political science and international relations. He also studied in Paris at l’Ecole des Etudes Politiques and the Université de Paris VIII.
Marc has volunteered in various U.S. presidential elections while in Spain. He served as a TV commentator during the 2004 U.S. presidential election.