Honored by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader, David Jones is an industry visionary, proponent of corporate responsibility and social change, and The Guardian’s 2013 Sustainable Business Leader.
David is the youngest global CEO in the history of advertising, heading both Havas and Havas Worldwide, and is the only British CEO of a French publicly traded company. He is co-‐founder of One Young World (described by CNN as the “Young Davos”), a nonprofit organization that provides brilliant young people with a global platform through which to effect positive change, and was the driving force behind Kofi Annan’s TckTckTck Campaign for Climate Justice, one of the most successful cause campaigns in history, with 18 million people signing on as climate allies. He also worked closely with David Cameron and the UK Conservative Party from 2007 up to and including Cameron’s election as prime minister in 2010.
David is the creator of the Social Business Idea® and author of best-‐selling book Who Cares Wins: Why Good Business Is Better Business, published in English in 2011 by Pearson/FT Publishing, and subsequently published in more than 30 countries and translated into Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Czech, French, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, and Thai.
David was inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s Hall of Achievement in 2005, and was voted one of the two top executives of the decade by readers of Adweek. He is a member of the Facebook Client Council.
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