News: Dentsu appoints Giulio Malegori as Group COO, and Jean Lin as Group President Global Practices


Dentsu appoints Giulio Malegori as Group COO, and Jean Lin as Group President Global Practices

Taking on their respective roles, Giulio Malegori and Jean Lin will supervise Dentsu's global business operations by assembling teams with a wide range of creative talents.
Dentsu appoints Giulio Malegori as Group COO, and Jean Lin as Group President Global Practices

Dentsu, a global MarComms agency, has announced the appointments of Giulio Malegori as the Group Chief Operation Officer, and Jean Lin as the Group President of Global Practices, with immediate effect. The appointments are promotions as both leaders accelerated the growth and innovation of the company. 

In his new role, Malegori, who joined the company in 2010 as President and CEO of Italy, brings essential industry expertise and a global perspective. He will lead the company's network of regional CEOs, overseeing the growth of global clients, improving operational efficiency, and empowering regional and market-focused client management teams. Additionally, he will be responsible for overseeing the company's business operations and IT. Currently, he serves as the CEO overseeing operations in the EMEA region. Previously, he also worked with Mindshare for approximately 10 years.

Jean, who rejoined Dentsu in 2021 as an Executive Officer, brings over 30 years of industry expertise. In her new role, she will lead and unite key practice areas under the company's existing brands further enhancing industry-leading knowledge and transformational capabilities, and nurturing highly specialized talent. Furthermore, she will establish a full range of solutions along with a roadmap for internal and external partnerships. 

Welcoming Jean and Malegori into these newly created roles, Hiroshi Igarashi, President and CEO of the group stated, “To be a true partner for growth to our clients, we must simplify and focus our efforts, creating teams which can consult, ideate and move quickly to deliver valuable transformation at scale. With these appointments, we are building a structure which will nurture and connect our deep areas of expertise, integrate our service offerings while proudly celebrating our individual network brands, and infuse diverse creativity on a global scale like we have never seen before at Dentsu. I give my heartfelt thanks and congratulations to Giulio and Jean as they continue their work, alongside our global leadership teams, to take Dentsu to the forefront of people-centred transformations which shape society.”

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