Dentsu media appoints Takaki Hibino as Global Brand President

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Dentsu Aegis Network today announces the appointment of Takaki Hibino as its new Global Brand President of Dentsu media to support the brand’s growth plans outside of Asia Pacific.

Takaki was appointed CEO Dentsu Brand Agency and Dentsu media Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) in January 2016. He will continue his responsibilities as CEO of both of these brands in APAC in addition to his new role as Global Brand President of Dentsu media.

Takaki Hibino’s 32 year career at Dentsu Inc. includes account management of global brands such as Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Shiseido. He was appointed Executive Officer of Dentsu Inc. in 2014 in charge of marketing, PR and strategic planning, as well as global business and continuing his strong international client relationships.

Hiroaki Charlie Sano, Executive Officer of Dentsu Inc. and CEO of Dentsu Brand Agency and Dentsu media within Dentsu Aegis Network said, “I am looking forward to Hibino-san’s leadership in enhancing the agency brand in the global market.”

Nick Waters, CEO Dentsu Aegis Network Asia Pacific said, “Hibino-san has proven to be a valuable member of the APAC leadership team since the beginning of 2016 and we are happy that he will continue this role combined with his new global responsibility as Global Brand President of Dentsu media.”

Peter Huijboom, CEO Media Brands & Global Clients, Dentsu Aegis Network said, “Given the growth plans we have for Dentsu media globally it’s important to have someone with an international profile leading the brand. Hibino-san is a great fit for this role and will continue to provide value to our clients as part of our media brand portfolio, with this appointment he also joins the Dentsu Aegis Network Brand Board.”

Akimasa Baba, who has been Global President of Dentsu media and Managing Director of the Global Business Center of Dentsu Inc. takes on the role of CEO Beijing Dentsu which is ranked fifth among the top 100 Chinese advertising agencies also effective 1st June 2016.

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For further information contact:

Keita Yamada
Dentsu Media Communications Manager
T: +81-3-6216-1435

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About Dentsu Aegis Network

Part of Dentsu Inc., Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of nine global network brands - Carat, Dentsu, Dentsu media, iProspect, Isobar, mcgarrybowen, MKTG, Posterscope and Vizeum and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. Offering a distinctive and innovative range of products and services, Dentsu Aegis Network is headquartered in London and operates in 145 countries worldwide with around 32,000 dedicated specialists.

 About Dentsu media

Dentsu media scans the horizon of the future to identify emerging social trends and deliver solutions that are a step ahead of the times. Continually reaching ahead, its teams of experts work as true partners, thinking creatively, to help its clients achieve success. Through its five sub-brands (Media Palette, Media Cubic, Media Matrix, &c. and DmLab) and five shared professional units (Creative Content, Communication Design, Business Intelligence, Digital Experience and Category Insight), Dentsu media provides services to maximize the value of communication for its clients, partners and society as a whole.