The Dentsu India Group has appointed Nobuki Sakai as chief financial officer. Sakai will be based out of Delhi and will report in to Seiichiro Hayata, acting chairman, Dentsu India Group.
In his role at Dentsu, Sakai will be handling 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.
On Sakai’s appointment, 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."
Commenting on his new role with Dentsu India, 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. He moves to India from Dentsu Inc.'s Group Companies Management Division in Tokyo.
Prior to this Sakai was a Member of the Board and Chief Financial Officer at Dentsu Sudler & Hennessey Inc. in Japan.