Bloomberg Media hires global chief commercial officer
Bloomberg Media announced Tuesday that marketing executive Andrew Benett has been hired to the newly created role of global chief commercial officer.
Benett, most recently global CEO of Havas Creative Group, will assume responsibility for Bloomberg Media’s sales, advertising operations, integrated franchises, consulting and marketing services.
Benett’s appointment is effective immediately. He will report to Bloomberg Media CEO Justin B. Smith.
“There has never been a better time to reinvent and disrupt the worlds of media, marketing and consulting, and in Andrew we are gaining a proven leader from the marketing and consulting world who has a successful track record of business transformation,” said Smith in a statement.
Benett has nearly 20 years of experience in leading and driving business transformation across large and complex organizations within marketing services, consulting and corporate environments.
He spent the last 13 years of his career at Havas Creative Group, a leading marketing communications business at the center of creativity, media and technology, where he rose up through the ranks and ultimately assumed the role of Global CEO of Havas Creative Group.
“Our ambition is simple and focused,” said Benett in a statement. “Building on Bloomberg’s editorial leadership, world class global platforms, and unrivaled insight into the worlds business elite, we will create an entirely new model of media owner – one that marries the best thinking and talent from the worlds of consulting, marketing services and media.”