Yoshimasa Watahiki

Chief Operating Officer, dentsu Japan

Yoshimasa Watahiki joined Dentsu Inc. in 1990 building his career and experience in the Newspaper Division. In 2009, he was promoted to General Manager, Media Services / Newspaper Division, and in 2013, he was transferred to the Business Strategy Planning Division, where he played a key role in overseeing and growing the organization. In 2020, Watahiki became an Executive Officer of Dentsu Japan Network, and in 2022 he was appointed Assistant to the President of Dentsu Japan Network. As Chief Operating Officer, dentsu Japan, he will be responsible for the effective execution of business strategy in the Japan region as well as supporting the CEO, dentsu Japan to develop strategy operational goals and growth plans.