About Our Company | Takeda Pharmaceuticals

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Our Company

Creating better health for people and a brighter future for the world is our purpose. The science and technology we advance are constantly evolving. But through our enduring values, our ambition remains steadfast. We strive to deliver truly transformative treatments, contributing significant value to society while creating an exceptional experience for our people.

Takeda's Hirameki garden

Our Corporate Philosophy

Our vision is to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. This purpose-led and values-based approach is a core foundation of our global growth strategy and long-term value creation for our stakeholders.
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Old picture of Takeda's chemical works in Osaka, Japan

Our History

Our passion and pursuit of life-transforming treatments for patients are deeply rooted in our distinguished history in Japan since 1781.
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Company Information

Company Name

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

Global Headquarters

1-1, Nihonbashi-Honcho 2-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-8668, Japan

TEL: +81 3 3278-2111 FAX: +81 3 3278-2000

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1-1, Doshomachi 4-chome, Chuo-ku, Osaka 540-8645 TEL: +81 6 6204-2111 FAX: +81 6 6204-2880


June 12, 1781


January 29, 1925

Representative Director

Christophe Weber (President & CEO)

Paid-In Capital

¥1,676.3 billion *As of March 31, 2023

Number of Employees

5,486 (parent) 49,095 (consolidated) *As of March 31, 2023

Number of Shareholders

609,583 *As of March 31, 2023

Business Description

Research & Development, Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing, and Import/Export of Pharmaceutical Drugs, etc.