[Paris] French retailer Carrefour Group, one of the country's largest advertisers, is moving its $180 million corporate communications account for France to Havas from Publicis Groupe, a Havas spokesman said. In a review that reached the holding company level, the Havas pitch was coordinated by Mercedes Erra, chairman of Euro RSCG France and president of BETC Euro RSCG
, and pulled in Havas chairman-CEO Alain de Pouzilhac and executives from marketing services companies. Havas pitched against Publicis and WPP Group. Media buying will be assigned to Havas' Media Planning Group.