Dentsu Announces Prospective Members of the Board, Audit & Supervisory Board Member, and Executive Officers Business Wire TOKYO -- February 21, 2013 Dentsu Inc. (TOKYO: 4324)(ISIN: JP3551520004)(President & CEO: Tadashi Ishii; Head Office: Tokyo; Capital: 58,967.1 million yen) today convened a meeting of its Board of Directors at its Head Office in Tokyo to select its prospective Director, Member of the Board candidates and Audit & Supervisory Board Member candidate to be nominated at the Company's General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June 2013 (hereinafter "General Meeting of Shareholders"), and to announce the Executive Officer changes, which will become effective on April 1, 2013, as follows. 1. Incoming and Outgoing Directors, Members of the Board (1) Incoming Directors, Members of the Board As the terms of all eleven (11) Dentsu Directors, Members of the Board will expire at the conclusion of the General Meeting of Shareholders, the following individuals will be nominated as Director, Member of the Board candidates at the same meeting. 12 Director, Member of the Board Candidates (1 Representative Director, 9 Directors, 2 Outside Directors) New Position Name Current Position Representative Tadashi Representative Director Ishii Director Director Shoichi Director Nakamoto Director Yuzuru Kato Director Director (newly Tim Andree Executive Officer appointed) Director Akira Director Sugimoto Director Ryuhei Director Akiyama Director Kunihiro Director Matsushima Director (newly Yoshio Executive Officer appointed) Takada Director (newly Akira Executive Officer appointed) Tonouchi Director (newly Kazufumi Executive Officer appointed) Hattori Outside Director Satoshi President of Ishikawa Kyodo News President, The Outside Director Masahiro Research Nakata Institute of Japan • The election of the above candidates will be held at the General Meeting of Shareholders. The selection of the Representative Director will be • decided at the meeting of the Board of Directors following the conclusion of the General Meeting of Shareholders. (2) Outgoing Directors, Members of the Board Current Position Name New Position Chairman of the Tatsuyoshi Chairman Board Takashima Director Tomoki Executive Advisor Utsumi Kaoru Audit & Director Shimura Supervisory Board Member After retiring, Tatsuyoshi Takashima will serve as Chairman, and Tomoki Utsumi will serve as Executive Advisor. They will be appointed at the meeting of the • Board of Directors following the conclusion of the General Meeting of Shareholders. Kaoru Shimura will be appointed to the Audit & Supervisory Board (see "2. Audit & Supervisory Board Member" below). 2. Audit & Supervisory Board Member Kimiharu Matsuda will resign his position as a member of the Audit & Supervisory Board at the General Meeting of Shareholders. Kaoru Shimura will be nominated and elected as a member of the Audit & Supervisory Board at the same meeting. Incoming Audit & Supervisory Board Member Kaoru Shimura (currently Senior Vice President, Dentsu Inc.) Outgoing Audit & Supervisory Board Member Kimiharu Matsuda After resigning his position, Kimiharu Matsuda will serve • as Executive Advisor. He will be appointed at the meeting of the Board of Directors following the conclusion of the General Meeting of Shareholders. 3. Incoming and Outgoing Executive Officers (1)Incoming Executive Officers All of Dentsu's twenty-six (26) current Executive Officers will resign their positions on March 31, 2013, and the following Executive Officers will be newly elected on April 1, 2013. 27 Executive Officers (1 President & CEO, 1 Senior Executive Vice President, 2 Executive Vice Presidents, 4 Senior Vice Presidents, 19 Executive Officers) New Position Name Current Position President & CEO Tadashi Ishii* President & CEO Senior Executive Shoichi Executive Vice Vice President Nakamoto* President Executive Vice Yuzuru Kato* Senior Vice President President Executive Vice Tim Andree* Senior Vice President President Senior Vice Akira Sugimoto* Senior Vice President President Senior Vice Ryuhei Akiyama* Senior Vice President President Senior Vice Kunihiro Executive Officer President Matsushima* Senior Vice Yoshio Takada* Executive Officer President Executive Officer Kazumichi Executive Officer Iwagami Executive Officer Akira Tonouchi* Executive Officer Executive Officer Naoki Tani Executive Officer Executive Officer Norihisa Awa Executive Officer Executive Officer Toru Hirano Executive Officer Executive Officer Kenichi Kato Executive Officer Executive Officer Fumiharu Executive Officer Kobayashi Executive Officer Toshihiro Executive Officer Yamamoto Executive Officer Tsuneo Executive Officer Ogasawara Executive Officer Kazufumi Executive Officer Hattori* Executive Officer Nobuyuki Toya Executive Officer Executive Officer Tsuyoshi Executive Officer Iwashita Executive Officer Director, Finance Seiji Ito & Accounting (Promoted) Division Director and Executive Officer Executive Creative Yasuo Motoi Director, Account (Promoted) Management Division 11 Executive Officer Director, Account Yuichi Okubo Management (Promoted) Division Executive Officer Director, Account Yoshiaki Suzuki Management (Promoted) Division 12 Executive Officer Wataru Director, Account Mochizuki Management (Promoted) Division 10 Executive Officer Director, Media Keiichi Maeda Services / (Promoted) Newspaper Division Executive Officer Kiyoshi Director, Sports Nakamura Division (Promoted) * Concurrently serving as a Director, Member of the Board. President & CEO Tadashi Ishii will concurrently serve as the Representative Director. (2) Outgoing Executive Officers Current Position Name New Position Senior Vice Tomoki Utsumi Executive Advisor President Senior Vice Kaoru Shimura Audit & Supervisory President Board Member Executive Officer Takehiko Miura Executive Advisor Executive Officer Hirokazu Kizawa Executive Advisor Executive Officer Kenji Shiratsuchi Extraordinary Advisor Executive Officer Gentaro Komiya Executive Advisor Tomoki Utsumi and Kaoru Shimura will each remain as • Director, Member of the Board until their terms expire in June 2013. When Takehiko Miura, Hirokazu Kizawa and Gentaro Komiya resign their Executive Officer positions, they are • expected to serve as Executive Advisors, while Kenji Shiratsuchi is expected to serve as Extraordinary Advisor. They will be appointed at the meeting of the Board of Directors to be held in March 2013. About Dentsu Inc. Founded in 1901, Dentsu Inc. has held the position of the world's largest single-brand agency for 40 years. Through its unique "Integrated Communication Design" approach, Dentsu offers multinational clients the most comprehensive range of advertising and marketing services in the industry. While continuing to pursue innovation in the digital arena, Dentsu is active in the production and marketing of sports, movies, anime and other entertainment content on a global scale. The Dentsu Group has more than 6,000 clients and around 22,000 employees worldwide. Dentsu News: http://www.dentsu.com/news/index.html Dentsu Inc.: http://www.dentsu.com/index.html Contact: Dentsu Inc. Shusaku Kannan, (813) 6216-8042 Senior Manager Corporate Communications Division firstname.lastname@example.org
Dentsu Announces Prospective Members of the Board, Audit & Supervisory Board Member, and Executive Officers
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