Republica Havas Group Appoints Jose Bello as Vice President of Republica Havas Media
Industry veteran to lead and advance award-winning media services division
MIAMI, Fla. – May 8, 2023 – Republica Havas Group, a leading communications company that includes Republica Havas and Republica Havas Health, has appointed industry veteran Jose Bello as vice president of its Republica Havas Media offering. In his new role, Bello will be charged with steering and growing the Group’s media services capabilities. In addition, he will partner with Havas Media Group on expanding opportunities through key client and media partnerships, leveraging Republica Havas’ National Minority Supplier Development Council certification and prestigious NMSDC Corporate Plus designation.
With more than 20 years career experience, Bello’s background in media, marketing, and communications is deep and varied across a broad range of industries – corporate, consumer, health and wellness, retail, technology, automotive, and financial – throughout North America, Latin America, and Europe.
“We are thrilled to have someone of Jose’s caliber join our leadership team,” said Anthony Bianco, Republica Havas Group’s executive vice president and general manager. “Republica Havas Media is on a trajectory catalyzed by our culture-forward campaigns. With Jose on board, we will continue to drive growth while expanding media services for current and future brand partners.”
Bello has worked on both the agency and client sides, with stints at Mediacom, Omnicom Media Group, and Burger King Corporation, to name a few. Over the years, his clients have included Procter & Gamble (P&G), Kraft, The Coca-Cola Company, Novartis, AB InBev, MARS, Volkswagen, Subway, Revlon, and Dell. At OMG’s Hearts & Science, he led P&G’s U.S. multicultural media business and coordinated the brand’s commitments to minority-owned media partners. Bello was also part of the team that spearheaded P&G’s “The Talk” campaign, which was created for the Black community and earned the company numerous industry awards.
“It is an honor to join Republica Havas Group to lead its media services practice and grow its capabilities that deliver on the whole media journey for clients,” said Bello. “I also look forward to offering clients more access to a broader spectrum of diverse audiences and channels domestically and internationally.”
About Republica Havas Group
Republica Havas Group is a communications company that includes Republica Havas, one of America’s leading and fastest-growing cross-cultural creative, media, and communications agencies, and Republica Havas Health, a global health equity and wellness agency created in partnership with Havas Health & You. Founded in 2006 in Miami, Florida, Republica Havas Group provides integrated services – including strategy, creative, media, analytics and consumer science, digital marketing, public relations, social impact, and customer experience – to blue-chip clients in the United States and beyond. The NMSDC minority-certified company is the lead global multicultural partner of Havas, a subsidiary of Paris-based Vivendi. For more information, visit republicahavas.com and follow @republicahavas on social media.