NEWS19 January 2024

Dentsu UK & Ireland names chief strategy officer

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UK – Media company Dentsu UK and Ireland has appointed Dan Truman to its executive team in a newly-created role of chief strategy officer.

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Truman will seek to develop Dentsu UK and Ireland’s strategy, business transformation and consulting capabilities, as well as supporting growth strategies across Europe, Middle East and Africa and global new business.

Before joining Dentsu, Truman held senior consulting positions at Infosys, Publicis Sapient and Capgemini (now Frog).

Earlier in his career, Truman also held client-side roles at UBS and Merrill Lynch HSBC, and started his working life at Research International (WPP).

Angela Tangas, UK and Ireland chief executive officer at Dentsu, said: “This role is fundamental to our commitment to being our clients integrated growth partner – both now and long term and comes at a really exciting time in the evolution of Dentsu UK&I.

“Dan’s rich experience makes him a fantastic addition to our Dentsu community and creation of innovative, integrated solutions that enable clients to be future ready in what is set to be another important and dynamic year for business and brands. I’m looking forward to what we can achieve together.”