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Biographies of Board Members and Corporate Auditors

( As of June 27, 2014 )

Board Members

Representative Director Chairman of the Board & CEO     Yasuchika Hasegawa

April 1970Joined the Company
October 1998Senior Vice President, Pharmaceutical International Division of the Company
October 1998Corporate Officer of the Company
June 1999Director of the Company
June 2001Senior Vice President, Corporate Planning Department of the Company
April 2002Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Planning Department of the Company
June 2003President and Representative Director of the Company
April 2011Chairman, KEIZAI DOYUKAI (Japan Association of Corporate Executives) (to present)
June 2014Chairman of the Board and Representative Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company (to present)

Representative Director President & COO  Christophe Weber

July 2003Chairman & CEO, GlaxoSmithKline France
May 2008Senior Vice President & Regional Director, Asia Pacific, GlaxoSmithKline
January 2011President & General Manager Designate, GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines
April 2012President & General Manager, GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines
April 2012CEO, GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals
April 2012Member of GlaxoSmithKline Corporate Executive Team
April 2014Chief Operating Officer of the Company (to present)
April 2014Corporate Officer of the Company
June 2014President and Representative Director of the Company (to present)

Senior Managing Director   Shinji Honda

April 1981Joined the Company
January 2001Executive Vice President, TAP Pharmaceutical Products Inc.
June 2008Senior Vice President, Overseas Business Planning Department of the Company
April 2009President, Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc. (currently Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.)
June 2011Corporate Officer of the Company
June 2011Chief Integration Officer, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
April 2012Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy Department of the Company (to present)
June 2013Director of the Company 
June 2013President, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (to present)
June 2014Senior Managing Director of the Company (to present)

Managing Director     Yasuhiko Yamanaka

April 1979Joined the Company
June 2003Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Planning Department of the Company
June 2004Corporate Officer of the Company
April 2007Senior Vice President, Pharmaceutical Marketing Division of the Company
June 2007Director of the Company
June 2011Managing Director of the Company (to present)
April 2012Assistant to CEO, Globalization of the Company
June 2013Special Missions assigned by President of the Company
June 2014Special Missions of the Company (to present)

Director     Tadataka Yamada, M.D.

January 2004Member of the Board of Directors, GlaxoSmithKline
June 2006President, Global Health Program, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
January 2011Member of the Board of Directors, Agilent Technologies, Inc. (to present)
February 2011Chairman, Management and Operations Committee 3 of the Company
June 2011Director of the Company (to present)
June 2011Medical and Scientific Advisor to the CEO of the Company
June 2011Executive Vice President, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (to present)
November 2011Chief Medical & Scientific Officer of the Company (to present)

Director     Masato Iwasaki, Ph.D.

April 1985Joined the Company
October 2002Director, Diabetes, Ethical Products Marketing Department, Pharmaceutical Marketing Division of the Company
April 2008Senior Vice President, Strategic Product Planning Department of the Company
June 2010Corporate Officer of the Company
January 2012Head of CMSO Office, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
April 2012Senior Vice President, Pharmaceutical Marketing Division of the Company (to present)
June 2012Director of the Company (to present)

Director    François Roger

January 1998Chief Financial Officer, Asia Pacific, Hoechst Marion Roussel (currently Sanofi S.A.)
January 1999Vice President, Finance, International Division, Aventis Pharma (currently Sanofi S.A.)
December 1999Chief Financial Officer, Asia Pacific, Danone S.A.
September 2005Vice President, Corporate Finance & Group Treasurer, Danone S.A.
September 2008Chief Financial Officer, Millicom International Cellular
September 2013Chief Financial Officer of the Company (to present)
September 2013Corporate Officer of the Company
June 2014

Senior Vice President of the Company (to present)

June 2014

Director of the Company (to present)

Outside Director     Fumio Sudo

April 1964Joined Kawasaki Steel Corporation (currently JFE Steel Corporation)
June 2001President and Representative Director, Kawasaki Steel Corporation
April 2005President and Representative Director, JFE Holdings, Inc.
June 2010Honorary Advisor to JFE Holdings, Inc. (to present)
June 2010Outside Director, JS Group Corporation (currently LIXIL Group Corporation) (to present)
June 2010Outside Director, New Otani Co., Ltd. (to present)
June 2011Outside Director, Taisei Corporation (to present)
June 2011Outside Director of the Company (to present)
June 2012Outside Director, Tokyo Electric Power Company, Incorporated (to present)
April 2014Chairman of the Board, Tokyo Electric Power Company, Incorporated (to present)

Outside Director     Yorihiko Kojima

May 1965Joined Mitsubishi Corporation
June 2001Executive Vice President and Operating Officer, Mitsubishi Corporation
April 2004President and Representative Director, Mitsubishi Corporation
June 2010Outside Director, Sony Corporation 
June 2010Chairman of the Board, Mitsubishi Corporation (to present)
June 2010Outside Director, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (to present)
May 2011Vice Chairman, Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) (to present)
June 2011Outside Director of the Company (to present)
June 2013Outside Director, The Shoko Chukin Bank, Ltd. (to present)

Outside Director   Masahiro Sakane

April 1963Joined Komatsu Ltd.
June 1989Director, Komatsu Ltd.
June 1990COO, Komatsu Dresser Company (currently Komatsu America Corp.)
June 1999Executive Vice President and Representative Director, Komatsu Ltd.
June 2001President and Representative Director, Komatsu Ltd.
June 2007Chairman of the Board and Representative Director, Komatsu Ltd.
June 2008Outside Director, Nomura Holdings, Inc. (to present)
June 2008Outside Director, Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. (to present)
June 2008Outside Director, Tokyo Electron Limited (to present)
May 2010Vice Chairman, Keidanren (Japan Business Federation)
June 2010Chairman of the Board, Komatsu Ltd.
March 2011Outside Director, Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. (to present)
April 2013Director and Councilor, Komatsu Ltd.
June 2013Councilor, Komatsu Ltd. (to present)
June 2014Outside Director of the Company (to present)

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Corporate Auditors

Corporate Auditor     Naohisa Takeda

April 1972Joined the Company
April 2000General Manager, Department of Europe, Pharmaceutical International Division
November 2003General Manager, Department of Europe and Asia
June 2005Corporate Officer
June 2007General Manager, Overseas Business Planning Department
June 2008Corporate Auditor of the Company (to present)

Corporate Auditor     Teruo Sakurada

April, 1970Joined the Company
October 2000General Manager, Tohoku Branch, Pharmaceutical Marketing Division
April 2005General Manager, Osaka Branch, Pharmaceutical Marketing Division
June 2006Corporate Officer
June 2009Corporate Auditor of the Company (present)

Corporate Auditor     Tsuguoki Fujinuma

November 1974Registered as a certified public accountant (to present)
May 1991Representative Partner of Asahi Shinwa & Co.
June 1993Representative Partner, Showa Ota & Co. (currently Ernst & Young ShinNihon)
July 2004Chairman and President of the Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants
June 2008Outside Corporate Auditor of the Company (to present)
June 2008Outside Corporate Auditor of Sumitomo Corporation (to present)
June 2008Outside Director of Nomura Holdings, Inc. (to present)
July 2008Outside Director of Sumitomo Life Insurance Company (to present)
May 2010Outside Corporate Auditor of Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd. (to present)
July 2010Vice-Chairman, IFRS Foundation Trustees (to present)

Corporate Auditor     Shiro Kuniya

April 1982Registered as an attorney-at-law (Osaka Bar Association)
April 1982Joined Oh-Ebashi Law Offices
May 1987Registered as an attorney-at-law at New York Bar Association
June 1997Outside Corporate Auditor, Sunstar Inc.
April 2002Managing Partner, Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners (to present)
June 2006Outside Corporate Auditor, NIDEC CORPORATION
April 2011Chairman, Inter-Pacific Bar Association
March 2012Outside Director, NEXON Co.,Ltd. (to present)
June 2012Outside Director, EBARA CORPORATION (to present)
June 2013Outside Director, Sony Financial Holdings Inc. (to present)
June 2013Outside Corporate Auditor of the Company (to present)