Dentsu Aegis Network announced the appointment of Takaki Hibino to CEO Dentsu Brand Agency and Dentsu media Asia Pacific.
“I’m delighted that Hibino-san will join us next year to take Dentsu’s great strength in creativity and technology to the next level and drive Dentsu media’s growth in content and sports capabilities,” said Nick Waters, CEO Dentsu Aegis Network Asia Pacific. “He brings with him a wealth of international knowledge and experience and I’m confident he will be able to develop the two agency businesses further across the region.”
Takaki Hibino joined Dentsu Inc. in 1983 and spent his 32 year career in account management looking after global brands such as Coca-Cola, McDonalds 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, 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, “Takaki Hibino’s move indicates the network’s investment in growing the agency brands in Asia Pacific. Hibino-san will be able to create a clear proposition for both brands so clients can utilise the diverse marketing capabilities within the business. I look forward to seeing how Dentsu Brand Agency and Dentsu media in APAC thrive under Hibino-san’s management.”
“I’m extremely honoured to join the Dentsu Aegis Network management team and to lead Dentsu Brand Agency and Dentsu media agency brands across this region where we are growing exponentially. Dentsu Aegis Network is keen to build upon this momentum and strengthen its network core capabilities by further infusing innovative ideas and solutions from both Dentsu Aegis Network and Dentsu Inc. We will look to foster creativity across the region, showcase our great achievements and further position both agency brands as leading resources for clients around the world. ,”said Takaki Hibino.
Takaki Hibino will report to Nick Waters CEO Dentsu Aegis Network Asia Pacific and Hiroaki Charlie Sano Executive Officer of Dentsu Inc. and CEO of Dentsu Brand Agency and Dentsu media within Dentsu Aegis Network.