Ogilvy & Mather Japan has expand the role of Masahiro Saito to Executive Director of Ogilvy & Mather Japan GK effective the first of the year.
The creation of the new role is part of a move to enhance Ogilvy’s operational integration and deliver seamless marketing communications solutions to its group clients.
In his new role, he will be responsible for overseeing all of Ogilvy Japan’s business performance, operations and client relationships across all of the agency’s disciplines and will continue to report to Todd Krugman, President of Ogilvy & Mather Japan GK.
Saito currently serves as Managing Director of Ogilvy & Mather Japan GK since joining the organization in September of 2014.
“Masahiro has made significant contributions to Ogilvy in these 2 years in generating new business, enhancing client relations, and inspiring the staff,” commented Krugman.
“I am extremely confident in his leadership abilities and welcome his ongoing contributions in his role as Executive Director. I look forward to working more closely with him to shape the future of the agency together.
“I’m honored to be given this opportunity and excited to further broaden my operational role,” said Saito.
“Ogilvy Japan has made significant progress and great strides in the industry to date. I am excited to lead the agency forward and continue our efforts in building the best International Agency in Japan.”