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Bronson Smithson

General Manager

Bronson has gathered strategic brand development experience over 16 years across 5 continents. Bronson departed Australia for New York in 1999 where he joined Grey Worldwide as a planner on Procter and Gamble brands. In 2004, he moved to London and joined Havas to work across Reckitt Benckiser’s portfolio.

Two years later he was promoted to Global Planning Director for Reckitt Benckiser Home Care.

While in London he also developed strategic direction for Bayer and Pernod Ricard’s Chivas.

Bronson moved to São Paulo, Brazil in 2009 to hold the role of Planning Director for Havas Brazil and Latin American Planning Director for Reckitt Benckiser.

As of the beginning of 2012, Bronson held the role of VP Planning Latin America and oversaw strategy development for our clients across the region.

Currently, Bronson has the role of General Manager for Havas UAE, as is the Havas Network’s General Manager for RB Developing Markets.