Dentsu media Appoints Takaki Hibino as Global Brand President
Dated: June 06, 2016
Dentsu Aegis Network has announced the appointment of Takaki Hibino as their new Global Brand President of Dentsu Media to support the brand’s growth plans outside of Asia Pacific. Takaki was appointed as CEO, Dentsu Brang Agency and Dentsu Media Asia Pacific in January 2016. He will be continuing his responsibilities as CEO of both these brands in addition to his new role as Global Brand President of Dentsu media.
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.”
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.
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.