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Chris Upton

Chris Upton

CEO, Havas Ireland, Chair of The Marketing Society of Ireland

Chris has 20 years’ experience in marketing and advertising. During that time he has lead award winning brand campaigns both in Ireland and internationally, across a wide range of industries. Chris co-founded and managed the ad agency Boys and Girls before joining Havas as CEO in early 2019. As a network, Havas has dedicated itself to making a meaningful difference to brands, business and people. And this difference is built on the power of creative ideas and innovation.

Chris is Chair of The Marketing Society of Ireland, a not-for-profit society dedicated to the advancement of the industry through thought leadership and research. He studied psychology in UCD before completing an MSc in TU Dublin as well as an MBA in the Smurfit Business School.