New Delhi: The Dentsu India Group announced today the appointment of Nobuki Sakai as Chief Financial Officer, Dentsu India Group. Based out of Delhi, Mr. Sakai will report in to Mr. Seiichiro Hayata, Acting Chairman, Dentsu India Group.
As Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Sakai will be responsible for the financial plans, policies, and accounting practices of the Dentsu India Group. He will also lead the accounting, budgeting, cash management, and financing functions of all the Dentsu India Group companies.
Welcoming him to Dentsu India, Mr. Seiichiro Hayata, Acting Chairman, Dentsu India Group said, “We are delighted to have Sakai-san join our India team. With his extensive knowledge and experience in corporate and financial management, we look forward to his leadership in strengthening our financial structure not only at the Group level but also at the Agency level.”
On joining Dentsu’s India operations, Mr. Sakai said, “I am excited about working in India and being part of Dentsu India’s growth story. I believe that integrity and discipline compose a core part of the management of a company. I am here to extend all efforts and partner our India team in cementing a sound, solid finance foundation, one that incorporates our global best practices.”
Nobuki Sakai has been with Dentsu for over thirty-five years, twenty-one of which were focused on spearheading management support and financial management of subsidiary companies in Japan and overseas. He relocates to India from Dentsu Inc.’s Group Companies Management Division in Tokyo. Prior to this, Mr. Sakai was a Member of the Board and Chief Financial Officer at Dentsu Sudler & Hennessey Inc. in Japan.
Mr. Sakai’s experience spans corporate and financial management functions with assignment of strategic planning and implementation for the expansion of Dentsu’s operations overseas, including M&A of overseas companies, the setting up of new subsidiary companies, and the recapitalization and financial management of subsidiary companies.