tadashi ishii

Jan 19, 2017

Dentsu appoints new president and CEO

Japan's advertising giant has named a successor to Tadashi Ishii after a year plagued by scandal.

Dec 30, 2016

A look back at one of Dentsu’s most difficult years

As 2016 draws to a close, Dentsu’s overwork scandal has come to a head, with president and CEO Tadashi Ishii announcing that he will step down in January. Here's a concise account of the events that led to this point.

Jul 12, 2012

Dentsu to acquire Aegis Group for $4.9 billion

GLOBAL - The boards of Dentsu and Aegis Group have announced an agreement on terms of a cash offer whereby Dentsu will acquire all Aegis stock for approximately £3.164 billion (US$4.9 billion), creating "a new global communications network for the digital age".

Feb 17, 2012

Dentsu ends alliance with Publicis Groupe, sells shares

GLOBAL - Dentsu announced today that it is terminating its decade-old alliance with Publicis Groupe, which bought back shares valued at approximately $845 million (€644.4 million) in a transaction today. The companies gave no immediate reason for the split and promised to continue two joint ventures and their "close commercial relationship".

Feb 11, 2011

Dentsu appoints new representative director

TOKYO – Dentsu has named Tadashi Ishii as its new representative director, replacing Tatsuyoshi Takashima.