ADK is launching a new business unit called ADK Global in a move to accelerate and restructure for global growth. The unit will be set up as a new division of ADK as of January 2016, consolidating its global offices and international clients into a single entity.
Its headquarters will be located in Singapore, and will be headed by Rob Sherlock (pictured) as CEO. Sherlock joined ADK as worldwide executive creative director in May 2014.
In a press statement, the company said ADK has enjoyed steady growth in Singapore and Taiwan. Moving forward, it aims to augment its commitment to Asia with the appointment of Kenichiro Omori to head ADK Global APAC as chief operating officer from his base in Shanghai.
ADK Global Tokyo will serve the multinational clients in Japan, headed by Hiroshi Nakazato, who will also take on assignment as COO of ADK Global.
“Sherlock has been making contributions to enhance ADK’s creative ability and build an even stronger network across Asia, including Japan. We believe that he will powerfully lead the new organisation in order to help ADK to become a truly Japanese-based multinational communications company,” Shinichi Ueno, CEO of ADK headquarters, said.
Sherlock said, “With our feet firmly set on the ground in Tokyo, we now have our eyes truly focused on the global market, to show our commitment to our multinational audience.”