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Starcom MediaVest France CEO Jadot joins rival Aegis Media France

Starcom MediaVest France CEO Jadot joins rival Aegis Media FranceStarcom MediaVest France CEO Jadot joins rival Aegis Media France

StarcomMediaVest France CEO Thierry Jadot has joined rival Aegis Media France as its new CEO.

Jadot will be handed responsibility for overseeing the performance and development of all of the media planning and buying group’s businesses operating in France, including Carat, Isobar, Posterscope, iProspect and Vizeum, reporting to Aegis Media EMEA CEO, Simon Francis.

Damien Harnist, chief operating officer for Aegis Media France will now report to Jadot.

Francis said: “The appointment of Thierry Jadot is excellent news for Aegis Media France. After a very thorough and rigorous recruitment process, we are glad to welcome Thierry Jadot, who has the best profile to strengthen Aegis Media France’s momentum in the coming years. His international experience and his digital and media insight will help drive the business forward as we deliver profitable, sustainable growth. With Damien Harnist and now Thierry Jadot, I am confident Aegis Media France is fully equipped to maximise the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.”

Jadot added: “I am proud to join Aegis Media France, which successfully combines leading network brands with fully integrated expertise in media and digital services. This is an energizing challenge and I am looking forward to working with all Aegis Media France’s talent to grasp the considerable opportunities that lie ahead in the convergent media space and to deepening our client relationships. I am confident that we will succeed in further consolidating our leading position in the French market. I firmly believe that our multiple skills, combined with ambition and a clear and focused strategy will deliver results.”

He served as CEO of Starcom MediaVest France for nearly four years and was a member of the group’s Executive Board.

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