Dentsu Aegis Network China confirms management structure and co-locates in one building in Shanghai

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Dentsu Aegis Network today announces the new management structure of its business in China with the appointment of Motohiro Yamagishi to CEO Dentsu Aegis Network China and Phil Teeman to Group Managing Director. KF Lee will remain Chairwoman and Nubuaki Kyushima Chief Operating Officer.

Nick Waters, CEO Dentsu Aegis Network Asia Pacific said: “The new Dentsu Aegis management structure in China represents the best in international and Chinese market experience. These changes form a balanced, strong and experienced team, well equipped to drive one of Dentsu Aegis Network’s largest businesses in the world.”

“There are many opportunities for a business of over 4,000 people and with the right management in place we can drive the company forward and grow the business even further. I look forward to seeing more collaboration across the brands and to becoming one Dentsu Aegis Network here in China.” added Motohiro Yamagishi, CEO Dentsu Aegis Network China.

Phil Teeman, Group Managing Director Dentsu Aegis Network China said: “The opportunity to work with a best-in-class management team to drive the integration of the company and grow the business is immense. I look forward to seeing Dentsu Aegis Network China flourish under the new management.”

In support of the new management structure and integration, Dentsu Aegis Network will co-locate all of its businesses in Shanghai into one premises in the Xintiandi area. Following the official establishment of Dentsu Aegis Network in January 2014, this is the biggest co-location to date with over 1,400 staff moving into one building - indicating its ambition and determination to speed up full integration in the China market.

Mr. Tadashi Ishii, President and CEO of Dentsu Inc., said that “China has always been one of the most important overseas markets to us, and its successful integration is key to our overall strategic layout and development. I am looking forward to seeing the new management team drive more growth in China. The Shanghai office co-location enables us to provide better integrated service to our clients.”

Dentsu Aegis Network China is co-located at 5 Corporate Avenue, No. 150 Hu Bin Road, Shanghai.

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For further information contact:

Laura Green-Wilkinson
Regional Director Marketing & Commmunications Asia Pacific
T: +65 9115 7617

About Dentsu Aegis NetworkNotes to Editors:

Part of Dentsu Inc., Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of eight global network brands - Carat, Dentsu, Dentsu media, iProspect, Isobar, mcgarrybowen, Posterscope and Vizeum and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands including Amnet, Amplifi, Data2Decisions, Mitchell Communications (PR), psLIVE and 360i. 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 110 countries worldwide with over 23,000 dedicated specialists.