Dentsu India moves Nobuki Sakai as CFO

MUMBAI: Dentsu India Group has appointed Nobuki Sakai as its chief financial officer.

Sakai relocates to India from Dentsu’s Group Companies Management Division in Tokyo. Prior to this, he was a member of the board and chief financial officer at Dentsu Sudler & Hennessey in Japan.

Based out of Delhi, Sakai will report to Dentsu India Group acting chairman Seiichiro Hayata.
Sakai will be responsible for the financial plans, policies, and accounting practices of Dentsu India. He will also lead the accounting, budgeting, cash management, and financing functions of all the Dentsu India Group companies.

Hayata Says, "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."

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. 
Sakai added, "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."
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 recapitalisation and financial management of subsidiary companies.

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