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M&C Saatchi S&E appoints Havas’s Peter Pippen as senior strategist

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment has appointed Havas’s Peter Pippen as its senior strategist.

Pippen departed Havas in January after being a senior strategist and head of strategy at Havas Melbourne for over five years.

Pippen left Havas in January this year

Australian Navy, Jack Daniel’s, Durex, Dettol, Mortein, Mercedes Benz, and Peugeot are all clients Pippen worked with while at Havas.

Pippen said he is “thrilled” to be starting the next chapter and begin working in the sponsorship field.

“Audiences are living their passion, it’s an opportunity for brands to be a real champion of what they care about,” he said.

Jamie Gilbert-Smith, managing director of S&E, said in a statement: “Peter is a smart guy with an interesting and broad skill set which will help ensure we continue to advance our position as one of the most creative sponsorship and experiential agencies in the market.

“Peter joins us at a key time in our business as our strategic requirements across existing and new client business increases. We’re also working on market leading tools and IP which will further equip us to create even more impactful creative campaigns moving forward.”

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