Staff Reporters
Nov 12, 2015

ADK announces restructure: Rob Sherlock named CEO of ADK Global

TOKYO - Eyeing global growth, ADK has announced the formation of a new business unit called ADK Global, which will be based in Singapore and led by Rob Sherlock as CEO.


As of January, ADK Global will consolidate ADK's global offices and international clients into a single entity, the company said.

ADK also announced the appointment of Kenichiro Omori to head ADK Global APAC as chief operating officer, based in Shanghai. ADK Global Tokyo will serve multinational clients in Japan, headed by Hiroshi Nakazato, who will also take on assignment as COO of ADK Global.

Sherlock joined ADK as worldwide ECD in May 2014 and has been a "driving force in the transformation of the agency" according to a release issued this afternoon.

“Rob has been making contributions to enhance ADK’s creative ability and build an even stronger network across Asia, including Japan," Shinichi Ueno, CEO of ADK headquarters, said in the release. "We believe that he will powerfully lead the new organization in order to help ADK to become a truly Japanese-based multinational communications company.” 

On his new global assignment, Rob Sherlock comments, “With our feet firmly set on the ground in Tokyo, we now have our eyes truly focused on the global market, to show our commitment to our multinational audience.”


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