Shazzia has been with years with Havas Health and You for 15 years, she was named Global Chief of Staff of the organization in 2015. In this role she oversees all of HR, training and development and corporate social responsibility efforts worldwide. Additionally, she partners with the company’s Global CEO on special projects and initiatives.
She earned her BBA from Hofstra University, continued her education at New York University, and began working her way up through the ranks of the New York advertising world right out of college. Before joining Havas Health and You—and the Talent Management realm—in 2004, she worked with top advertising agencies on the account management side, honing her chops on a number of big brands, notably Maxwell House Coffee (Ogilvy & Mather), Snapple (Deutsch), and Jockey International (Grey). During this time, she also acquired extensive new product development and global launch experience.
Shazzia also volunteers for the Developments in Literacy (DIL) organization, which builds schools for girls in rural areas in Pakistan, and is a Board member for the NAACP.