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Steve Fontanot

Steve Fontanot

As Managing Director of both Red Havas & Havas Blvd, Steve leads the PR, brand experience, events, social and content teams, across Australia.

Steve is a leading voice in the creation of insight-led PR, brand experience and sponsorship campaigns. His resume includes founding Havas Blvd, founding Chieftain Communications (acquired in 2014), leading Making Waves Australia and driving DDB Australia’s PR, experiential marketing and sponsorship division.

His ongoing mission is to create memorable and authentic brand experiences, that drive engagement and earned media. Steve frequently speaks at government and industry events, and has been a judge at numerous industry awards…he’s also won a bunch of them along the way (Spikes, D&AD, AdNews, CommsCon, PRIA, B&T, SABRE, Clios, PR Awards Asia, AGDA, Mumbrella).

Steve has created campaigns for leading brands, including Toyota, Lexus, Nestlé, Samsung, Telstra, Tigerair, Coca-Cola, and eBay, to name a few.