Ramona Sequeira - Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Ramona Sequeira is a member of Takeda’s Global Executive Team and president of Takeda’s Global Portfolio Division where she leads Takeda’s Regional Business Units across Europe and Canada, Growth and Emerging Markets, and China - as well as Takeda’s Global Vaccines Business Unit and Global Medical and Global Product and Launch Strategy functions.
Joining Takeda in 2015 to lead Takeda’s U.S. Business Unit, Ramona has been instrumental in shifting the business structure, portfolio and investment mix to enable focus, agility and resiliency while aligning her organization around common values, vision and culture. Her focus on trust and collaboration has enabled Takeda to build numerous strategic partnerships with other health care stakeholders to deliver innovative solutions across a wide range of areas, including patient support, health equity and value-based care. Ramona emphasizes the need to keep decisions as close to the patient as possible, recognizing that people – whether patients, colleagues, customers or partners – are impacted by the company’s actions.
Ramona spent seven years as a member of PhRMA’s board of directors, serving on numerous committees, as treasurer, vice-chair and most recently as the first woman to serve as chair in the organization’s history. Ramona is a member of the Board of Directors of Edwards Life Sciences and previously served on the Board of Trustees of Harvey Mudd College.
Ramona earned an MBA from McMaster University in Canada and a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in molecular genetics and molecular biology from the University of Toronto.
She resides with her family in the Boston area.