Gilles was appointed Global CEO of Hercules in 2015, a new operation including all Havas production and outsourcing capabilities. An organization geared for demanding times, Hercules has become the fastest growing localisation and production global agency in the last 3 years, with 900 talents in 14 locations across four continents. Helping major global advertisers (Energizer, JDE, Merck, Sanofi...) transform their communication, Hercules’ services range from brand help desks, change management consulting, e-commerce solutions, online and off-line localization and production (digital, print, social media, TV..), packaging, and usage rights management to name but a few. During his years at Havas Worldwide, Gilles has worked for numerous global leading companies, including Carrefour, Danone, Dell, Kraft, L'Oréal, Mondelez, Pepsi, PSA, Procter & Gamble, RB and Volvo. Gilles was bestowed knighthood of the French National Order of Merit. He will be delivering the presentation ‘How can you use production innovations to achieve transparency, efficiency and scale in your global spend?’ on the 11th June.