David Blecken

David Blecken is executive editor, Campaign Japan, based in Tokyo. He joined Media in 2007 and was features editor when the magazine relaunched as Campaign Asia-Pacific in 2010. He later served as deputy editor in Hong Kong before launching Campaign Japan in 2016.

May 15, 2019

Dentsu sees Q1 organic growth fall, prepares for ...

The advertising giant is optimistic about major upcoming events in Japan and sees a planned new holding company improving alignment between domestic and international operations.

Feb 14, 2019

Dentsu posts 3.4% organic growth; DAN delivers 4.3%

China and Australia weighed down APAC performance in the last quarter, Dentsu says.

Jan 24, 2019

Nissin pulls Naomi Osaka campaign after ‘whitening’ ...

Company denies deliberate action, and vows to be more attuned to diversity issues.

Jan 15, 2019

Sonal Dabral, Reed Collins replace Eugene Cheong at ...

The move reflects diminished need for Asia-Pacific regional leadership.

Nov 27, 2017

How Dentsu is cleaning up its working environment

Part One of a series on work reforms in Japanese advertising looks at Dentsu’s efforts to eliminate overwork, create a healthier environment for staff and ultimately produce better work.

Jul 10, 2017

MMGB: Lotte 'So Happy Bench'

Watch the ad film conceptualised by Dentsu here