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Kazu Sugimoto

Chief Operations Officer


ADEX Nihon Keizai Advertising Co. - Tokyo, Japan

Kazu has spent more than 30 years at ADEX, including more than 10 years as an account executive and more than 20 as a strategic planner. He provides clients with the best marketing solutions that fit seamlessly with the organization’s overall business strategy and plan. His work led to his appointment as general manager in charge of the global division in 2006.

He is the recipient of numerous advertising creative awards including the Nikkei Advertising Award and Nikkei BP Branding Creative Award. His insight and innovative approaches have been contagious and a positive influence on the creatives that he works with. While he works hard, his motto is “Working is all about fun!”