Mari Tamura joins McCann Worldgroup Japan

tamura_photo.jpgMcCann Worldgroup Japan has appointed Mari Tamura as Senior Planning Director.  A deeply skilled strategist and strong leader, she brings over 20 years' experience in advertising to the role.

Prior to joining McCann Worldgroup Japan, Tamura was at Beacon/Leo Burnett Tokyo where she handled brands including MacDonald's and Proctor and Gamble (P&G). In her new role, she will lead strategic planning for key agency clients including L'Oréal and Sunstar Global.
Commenting on her appointment, Yasuyuki Katagi, President and CEO McCann Worldgroup Japan said, "We are excited to have someone of Mari's experience and talent on-board to further enhance our strategic planning capability. Her deep category expertise and unique understanding of both local and global client needs will be vital in developing integrated solutions that deliver transformational results for our clients."

Mari Tamura said, "I am very excited to be back in the industry and look forward to making a difference to our clients business leveraging my experience in the FMCG area."

The appointment continues McCann Worldgroup's investment in its strategic planning capabilities across the region, following the recent appointments of Richard McCabe as Regional Planning Director (Asia Pacific) and Ellen Hou as Chief Strategic Architect & Culture Officer (Greater China) and the elevation of Jitender Dabas to Executive Vice President Planning (India).

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