Singapore – Havas Media has announced that it has won the media mandate of sporting goods retailer Decathlon in Singapore. Through the mandate, the agency will be handling a slew of works, including integrated media planning and buying duties across traditional and digital channels.
The mandate took effect immediately as of this writing.
Speaking on winning the mandate, Russell Lai, chief commercial officer at Havas Media Group Singapore, said, “Sports has become such an integral part of our lives, especially since the pandemic. As an agency who believes in the benefits of physical wellness, we are truly excited to help Decathlon in its mission to provide Singaporeans with more affordable sporting goods options. Increasing brand awareness and a focus on driving physical and e-store traffic will be key priorities.”
Meanwhile, Kieran O’Shea, marketing director at Decathlon Singapore, commented, “End of 2022 saw us going through a pitch process for the new media agency for Decathlon here in Singapore. Havas Media demonstrated innovative thinking in strategically breaking through this highly competitive landscape and proved strong performance for Decathlon already around the world. Therefore, we are looking forward to this new partnership together in 2023.”