Emily Tan
Mar 19, 2015

McCann Japan hires Publicis global planning director as CSO

TOKYO - John Woodward, who has been global planning director for Publicis Worldwide for more than seven years, will be taking up the post of chief strategy officer for McCann Erickson Japan and McCann Worldgroup Japan on April 1.

John Woodward

Woodward will be relocating from Paris to Tokyo to take up this newly created post. He will work closely with Richard McCabe, McCann Worldgroup Asia-Pacific's regional planning director, and Yasuyuki Katagi, president and CEO of McCann Worldgroup Japan. 

McCann's office in Japan has managed to build its presence into one of Japan's top 10 agencies and has both media planning and buying capabilities. 

John is a...

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