David Jones, the adman who advised David Cameron on his election campaign, has a new mission: to promote corporate social responsibility.

This article titled “David Jones, Havas chief, has seen the future – and it's CSR” was written by Simon Goodley, for The Guardian on Sunday 1st January 2012 17.02 UTC

David Jones is pretty pleased with himself – and you can see why.

The 45-year-old adman who advised David Cameron on his election campaign claims to be the “youngest global chief executive in the history of advertising” after he ascended to the top of the agency Havas last year.

He is also is a “leader” of Kofi Annan's tck tck tck campaign, which raises awareness of climate change; has played top-level rugby in France; and was good enough at tennis during his student years to have been matched against Michael Chang, just before the American won the French Open as a teenager in 1989. In what constitutes a rare setback in Jones's life, Chang hammered him.

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