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The Asahi Shimbun Globe Series

In life, there are great opportunities as well as great challenges and risks. With this new original series featured in Asahi Shimbun Globe, President & CEO Christophe Weber gives his unique perspective on what he has learned from his upbringing in France and his international career.


Takeda CEO Would Have Scrapped Shire Deal If Leaked

Christophe Weber talks about how confidentiality was maintained during Shire negotiations and the challenges of large-scale integration.

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Takeda CEO Tackles Japan’s Seniority-Based System

President and CEO Christophe Weber explains how Takeda is developing “Global Talent” with the ability to perform on an international business stage.

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Takeda President Says Firm’s Reform Was “Stressful” but “Essential”

Christophe Weber explains how he has reformed the company since he took office in 2014.

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Takeda President Explains Why Pharma Firms Need M&A

Following the largest-ever merger and acquisition deal by a Japanese company, CEO & President Christophe Weber explains the importance of M&As to Pharma’s future.

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What makes a company truly global?

Christophe Weber reflects on Takeda's history and values, and the importance of diversity in the workplace.

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Tragedies changed my life:

CEO Christophe Weber talks about how his past shaped who he is today.

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EuroBiz: Total Transformation - Takeda readies itself for the future

CEO Christophe Weber speaks openly to Eurobiz Japan on the ups and downs of Takeda's `total transformation`, his strategic approach to R&D and of the exciting promise of what's to come. 

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