Patti Clifford


Global Chief Talent Officer
Havas Group

Patti Clarke is the Chief Talent Officer of Havas Group, where she oversees all aspects of human resources and partners with the executive team to drive organizational strategy and fuel cultural change for the group’s 18,000 employees globally.

A key strategist of collaborative talent initiatives between Havas’s creative and media divisions, Patti has launched initiatives on network mobility, high-potential leadership development, and global employee engagement.

Patti's experience includes a 20-year career at Dun & Bradstreet, where she was SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer and ran global internal communications. A trusted partner to two CEOs and C-Suite peers, she led D&B to industry honors as one of Fortune Magazine's "Most Admired Companies". Before joining the Havas Group, Patti also ran her own consulting business.