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Linda Lee succeeds Hemen Desai to lead MediaCom Japan

Hemen Desai

Hemen Desai

Linda Lee

Linda Lee

MediaCom has changed leadership in Japan, with Mindshare’s Linda Lee succeeding Hemen Desai as managing director.

Desai returns to India for personal reasons after more than three years running the agency in Japan.

Lee moves across from GroupM sibling Mindshare, where won new clients including Nike, Facebook and Dyson during her times there.

Mark Heap, CEO MediaCom APAC, commented: “MediaCom Japan had their best year in 2015, resulting in our team being awarded Japan’s Agency of the Year. For personal reasons, Hemen Desai has decided to return to India. I’d like to thank him for his leadership and contribution and would like to also wish him every success in the future.”

“Now it’s time for a new chapter for MediaCom Japan and with Linda, we have someone with a fabulous reputation for being able to nurture talent, deliver world class work and gain the confidence of senior clients,” he said.

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