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Toshio Naka Chairman and CEO – Havas Tokyo
Toshio Naka Chairman and CEO – Havas Tokyo

Toshio joined Havas Media in 2007 and was later instrumental to setting up its legal entity, and spearheading its growth.
Born in Japan. Raised in Switzerland. Educated in US. He received double Masters degrees in US before returning to Japan.

His multi-cultural background has led him to explore communications, found at the heart of all human relationships, eventually drawing him to building a career around it.
30+ years in the business, whether at agencies or client side or media owner, Toshio has been involved and engaged in diverse industries, from FMCG to IT to travel to entertainment, and across all disciplines, from account management to creative to research to ATL/BTL media.
When not working, you can find fine-wining, devouring psycho-thrillers or rock’n rolling on his Fender Strat.

Ichiro Tezeni Executive Communications Director - Havas Tokyo
Ichiro Tezeni Executive Communications Director - Havas Tokyo

Ichiro has experienced 30+ years in the business, whether at agencies or client side.
His rich experience delivers a high quality marketing service to global and local clients.
He managed media planning and buying for global accounts as Head of Media Solutions Division at TBWA HAKUHODO. i.e. Visa, Apple (Beats), BOSE, Australia Tourism, Barilla, H&M, AIG, intel
Ichiro spent 13 years at Coca Cola Japan in the Communication Planning & Media, managing both his own team and the team of their main agency Dentsu, developing strategies/plans and leading IMC ( Integrated Marketing Communication), while closely aligning with 20 brands including Coca-Cola, and Georgia and 14 bottlers/distributors at the same time.

Akio Kagami Finance Director - Havas Tokyo
Akio Kagami Finance Director - Havas Tokyo

Akio has been dedicating himself in finance area for 20+ years and currently manages financial strategy, budgeting, and forecasting as a Finance Director at Havas. In addition, he oversees HR and IT areas. He is committed to maximizing long term corporate growth, and maintaining the high level of integrity and transparency for which Havas is known. Before joining Havas, he worked at UK based marketing research company as a Finance Business Partner and managed budgeting, and forecasting new-offer development, as well as the profitability analysis and strategy of product pricing. He loves active sports in mountain and beach which gives him a lot of energy for his hard-work.

Yasuhiro Iijima Head of HR - Havas Tokyo
Yasuhiro Iijima Head of HR - Havas Tokyo

Yasuhiro has experienced over 36 years in the Advertising business, at agencies side.
Majority of career had been working with Dentsu Young & Rubicam, an advertising agency joint venture between two of the world’s leading multinational marketing services being Dentsu and Young & Rubicam (part of WPP).
Most recently with two year’s DY&R Board Director role and business management focused as an Executive Director in charge of Strategic Planning, Creative, Digital and Activation, Media and Corporate Services.

He has extensive global business knowledge in the advertising business sector with both Japanese and global clients, e.g. Colgate-Palmolive, Hill’s Pet Nutrition, CampbelI’s Soup, Dr. Pepper, Sunstar, Johnson & Johnson, Lotte, Glico, etc.

Yousuke Ozawa Creative Director - Havas Tokyo
Yousuke Ozawa Creative Director - Havas Tokyo

Yousuke spent half of his life in Japan, and the rest in New York, and Singapore.
He started his career in New York 15 years ago at Dentsu, and has provided local and Japanese clients with creative direction and strategy on both, client and agency side.
He has worked closely with 20 major international clients and approached each project with a result driven mindset. As a result, Yousuke was recognized by leading award shows such as, Cannes Lions, D&AD, One Show, Webby, Effie, Clio, New York Festivals, Spikes, FWA and the client work was recently been published in Brain Magazine, as the Top 8 Best Advertising. His personal projects was also recognized by 50+ online publications such as Gizmodo and Vice and continues to pursue fresh ideas that drive results.

So Moriyama Client Services Director - Havas Tokyo
So Moriyama Client Services Director - Havas Tokyo

So has over 15 years of working experience in the Japanese advertising industry. He has worked on ofboth global clients, as well as regional clients. His experience covers all aspects of ATL and BTL, and has led long term, large-scale projects, to shorter term, local production and adaptation work.
He brings a proactive approach to clients on both brand marketing as well as sales marketing, putting a focus on maximizing efficiency between the client and agency relationship.

Ryuji Mitsuishi Banderas Managing Director - Havas Tokyo
Ryuji Mitsuishi Banderas Managing Director - Havas Tokyo

Ryuji’s career started 19 years ago in Quito / Ecuador (South America), where he launched a multimedia production boutique focusing on Computer Graphics and digitally integrated solutions. In Japan since 2000, Ryuji has been delivering creative, marketing, branding and digital solutions in the agency side as well as to Google LLC clients.

Ryuji is known for helping global and local clients to build brand and content strategies with digital at the core. He is passionate about Creative Leadership – recognizing and creating the right conditions on meetings, workshops, presentations and brainstorming sessions – to bring out the best possible of clients when deep diving into their business and brand challenges.

Before joining Havas in 2018, Ryuji held different roles within Google LLC focusing on Brand Strategy and Consultation in Japan and Korea. Prior to Google, Ryuji had varied roles at MRM/McCann Worldgroup, DDB and beacon communications (JV Publicis One & Dentsu) where he led local and global digital strategies for brands such as Marriott International, Cathay Pacific, Johnson & Johnson, GAP, Estée Lauder, Microsoft, Diageo, McDonald’s, Volkswagen, Fuji Xerox, Panasonic, MINI, P&G and others.

Ryuji was chosen in 2013 by Campaign Asia as one of the ‘40 Under 40: Unsung heroes pushing the boundaries of advertising and media’ and have been invited as to be part of the Jury on regional award shows such as the Effie Awards and the Lions Festival.


We provide our clients with a full range of integrated tools and services across multidimensional platforms. Our extensive in-house capabilities and best-in-class partners allow us to create custom, purpose-built solutions that help drive our clients’ businesses.



Big, integrated ideas across all communications platforms.

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Data transformed into actionable insights.

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Brand identities that are built to last, because they build brand equity.

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The crucial insights that lay a foundation for all creative thinking.

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Studio 6 is our in-house, best-in-class content delivery system incorporating live-action editorial, audio, design, animation, and digital production.

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Integrated platforms that allow brands to merchandise strategically and effectively.

Direct Marketing

Lasting relationships that are built one loyal customer at a time.

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Shaping more meaningful brand experiences.

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Smart, intuitive, and engaging user experiences.

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Havas Tonic operates within HavasWW as an innovative practitioner
of healthcare communications.


Tailor-made approach for the world’s most premium brands.

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Mobile solutions that seamlessly engage consumers with branded experiences.

PR & Corporate Communications

Powerful storytelling and narratives to put clients at the center of cultural storms.

Product Development

Our in-house Innovation Lab creates proprietary apps and digital experiences that translate into real-world sales.

Social Marketing

Ideas that speak the language and spark the conversations of the world.


Want to build a great brand? Start with great tools. In the hands of smart collaborators, our proprietary tools can generate meaningful brand experiences.

Creative Business Idea
The CBI is the foundation of our success in building great businesses. It generates differentiating ideas by bringing together strategic planners and clients in the most imaginative development process.
Prosumers are leading-edge consumers making and breaking markets today. To understand a category, you have to follow these influencers very closely. Our Prosumer database of 55,000 people around the world allows us to predict future attitudes and trends.
This tool enables the crucial analysis of communication conventions. The in-depth study of visual and verbal codes allows us to identify emerging trends and fresh ways of looking at each category.
Brand Momentum
We track each brand’s position in the marketplace by measuring its traction against that of its competitor's. As in political polling, we can accurately measure brand consideration, or how consumers are likely to vote.