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Our Management

(As of April 1, 2016)

Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board 

Yasuchika Hasegawa

Representative Director President & CEO

Christophe Weber

Senior Managing Director
Corporate Strategy Officer,
President, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (not continuous presence)

Shinji Honda

President, Japan Pharma Business Unit

Masato Iwasaki, Ph.D.

Chief Medical & Scientific Officer

Andrew S. Plump, M.D., Ph.D.

Outside Director
Honorary Advisor, JFE Holdings, Inc.

Fumio Sudo

Outside Director
Chairman of the Board,
Mitsubishi Corporation

Yorihiko Kojima

Outside Director
Komatsu Ltd.

Masahiro Sakane

Corporate Auditors

Corporate Auditor

Naohisa Takeda

Corporate Auditor

Yasuhiko Yamanaka

Corporate Auditor

Tsuguoki Fujinuma

Corporate Auditor

Shiro Kuniya

Executive Team

Haruhiko Hirate

Corporate Communications & Public Affairs Officer,
Global Head of Public Affairs 

David Osborne

Global Human Resources Officer

Yoshihiro Nakagawa

Global General Counsel

Christophe Bianchi

President, Global Oncology Business Unit

Rajeev Venkayya

President, Global Vaccine Business Unit

Giles Platford

President, Emerging Markets Business Unit

Thomas Wozniewski

Global Manufacturing and Supply Officer

Gerard Greco

Global Quality Officer

Marc Princen

President, EUCAN Business Unit

Ramona Sequeira

President, US Business Unit

Rudolph van Houten

Acting CFO & Group Financial Controller