The division brings together the agencies of Havas Group in Russia.

It comprises
6 expert agencies in the fields of media, digital, branded content,
creativity and PR.

Havas Group is one of the largest communication groups in the world. Founded by Charles-Louis Havas in 1835, today the Group comprises more than 20,000 employees in more than 100 countries.

Havas unites brands and people throughout the world through creativity, media expertise and innovation. Havas is the most integrated company in the field of global advertising. Coming together at country level as “Villages”, the agencies of Havas create a customer-centric approach to addressing the challenges that brands face.

Since 2003 Havas Group in Russia has represented by ADV group.


The team

Elena Belova

CEO Havas Village Russia, CEO Havas Media

Elena graduated from the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics in 2000. In 2005 she joined the board of directors at Initiative as Director of Mass Media Advertising, and in 2006 she became Director of Client Relations. In 2012 she moved to Havas Media, where she became CEO at 2014. In 2020 she was promoted to CEO of Havas Village Russia.

Ruslan Samaev

CEO Arena

Ruslan has been working in Russian marketing industry for more than 20 years. He joined ADV Group in 2003 and for several years served as Development Director of MPG agency (currently Havas Media). He was appointed CEO of Arena in 2008. Ruslan has wide experience working with many categories and clients such as Evalar, Lenta, Sovcombank, Rostelecom, Dr.Theiss, Valenta, Akrikhin and many others.

Sandra Kapcic

CEO Havas Creative Group Russia

Sandra joined the ADV team in 2019. She is an accomplished specialist with over 20 years of expertise in advertising and publishing in Croatia, UK, Israel and Russia. Before joining Havas Sandra served as Head of Customer Service Department at Instinct (BBDO Group) for more than 7 years.


The work of the division is based on the Together platform, which is designed to achieve maximum efficiency in the shortest time. Havas Village unites experts from every marketing discipline under one roof,
thereby guaranteeing the best possible client service.


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