Tokyo, March 17, 2020—PR Consulting Dentsu Inc. has today announced the appointment of Masahiro Makiguchi, as President & CEO of the company.
Effective immediately, the appointment follows formal approval granted at today’s Shareholders’ Meeting and subsequent Board of Directors’ Meeting.

After joining parent company Dentsu Inc. in 1990, Makiguchi headed various key divisions within the company, most recently serving as Managing Director of the Corporate Communications Division. He was appointed to the Board of Directors at PR Consulting Dentsu Inc. as a Managing Director in January 2020. He holds a degree in law from the University of Tokyo.

About PR Consulting Dentsu

Since its founding in 1961, PR Consulting Dentsu has served as a strategic partner to provide reputation management support to a diverse range of companies, governmental bodies and other organizations in Japan and overseas. Some 290 employees work with clients to advance social innovation through approaches including data analysis, insight-driven content design, and targeted information delivery. PR Consulting Dentsu was recognized by the Holmes Report as Japan Consultancy of the Year in 2015, and as North Asia PR Consultancy of the Year in 2018. In 2019, PR Consulting Dentsu was awarded the Grand Prix at the Golden World Awards for Excellence in Public Relations held by the International Public Relations Association.