Head of Paid Search
Havas Media Group

John is a seasoned marketing professional, with 10 years’ experience in the digital space. In his current role as Head of Paid Search at Havas Media Group, one of the leading global media networks, John is responsible for developing and driving the strategic approach and growth for their performance agency, Ecselis.


Overseeing a broad client portfolio, John’s team works with SMEs through to large, blue chip companies, delivering performance focused campaigns across search, shopping and affiliate channels. Prior to working at Havas, John headed up the paid media team at independent agency, FOUND, working across search, social, and display for clients such as Fender, Funky Pigeon and Canterbury.

Judging panel

Rob Pierre

Chief Executive Officer

Emily Van Lierop

Global Head of Search and Social
Volkswagen at PHD Global

John Stuchfield

Head of Paid Search
Havas Media Group

Nick Bamber

Digital Marketing Director

Niki Grant

Search Director

Ravleen Beeston

UK Head of Sales

Luis Navarrete Gómez

Head of Global Search Marketing
LEGO Group

Rebecca Weeks

Head of Organic Performance
Manning Gottlieb OMD