Jérôme de Chaunac
Global Managing Director (New York-based)
Jérôme de Chaunac began his career in 1995 at French carmaker Peugeot, working as a marketing manager in Chile before returning to Paris to join the Sales Division. His interest in sports took him to the Golf Division of sports marketing leader IMG McCormack in Paris, and then to Morocco to open their new office, before launching their Consulting Division in France. Jérôme then moved into media at M6, the second largest French Television Group, where he was the Director of Advertising Sales for two years.
Jérôme joined Havas Sports France in 2003 as the Head of Marketing and New Business, before becoming the Managing Director of Havas Sports & Entertainment France where he focused on global clients (adidas, Orange, Coca-Cola) and international development.
In 2007 he was appointed Global COO and co-led the expansion of the agency from two markets to a network of 35 offices in 24 countries, and works on driving strategic development, network oversight, commercial growth and partnerships. In December 2015, Jérôme was promoted to Global Managing Director.