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Nobuhiro Arai joins AKQA as Executive Creative Director in Tokyo

Nobuhiro Arai

AKQA welcomes Nobuhiro Arai as Executive Creative Director for Tokyo. Nobuhiro will lead the studio’s creative endeavours, focusing on driving innovation and delivering creative transformation for clients in Japan.

Acknowledged as one of Japan’s most awarded creatives, Nobuhiro’s talent has been recognised in top awards shows, including Gold from Cannes Lions, Grand Prix from The Clios, recognition at the ACC Awards, AdFest, AdStar, and being a Creator of the Year Medalist. He was also named on Campaign Asia’s 40 Under 40 list in 2022.

On his new role, Nobuhiro said: “I am honoured to join AKQA, a renowned agency at the forefront of innovation and creativity. I am excited to collaborate with the exceptional talent at AKQA Tokyo to push boundaries and create transformative brand experiences that resonate with audiences in Japan.”

Chief Creative Officer AKQA Peter Lund said: “We are delighted to welcome Nobuhiro Arai to lead our creative team at AKQA Tokyo. His talent and visionary approach to creativity align perfectly with AKQA’s mission of redefining the future. With Nobuhiro at the helm, we are confident in our ability to continue delivering ground-breaking work that resonates with audiences and drives meaningful impact for our clients.”