Yannick Bolloré takes firmer grip on Havas as top chief departs

Yannick Bolloré has been handed more clout at the helm of Havas Group, the global communications company controlled by his father, the billionaire investor Vincent Bolloré, in a move that is likely to provoke concerns over corporate governance.

Yannick Bolloré is tightening his influence on Havas Group, following the departure of Andrew Benett, global chief executive of Havas Creative Group and Havas Worldwide. Mr Bolloré is taking on Mr Benett’s responsibilities in addition to his current role as chairman and chief executive of Havas Group, the company announced on Monday.

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