Message from the CEO

CEO Christophe Weber Delivers a Message on the Proposed Acquisition of Shire (Short Version)

Takeda launches video messages from CEO Christophe Weber and External Director and Chair of the Board Meeting Masahiro Sakane that articulate the strategic rationale, decision-making process, financial outlook, and the post-close plans for Takeda with regard to the proposed acquisition of Shire plc announced on May 8, 2018.


External Director and Chair of the Board Meeting Masahiro Sakane Discusses Board Engagement in the Proposed Acquisition of Shire



CEO Christophe Weber Delivers a Message on the Proposed Acquisition of Shire (Full Version)





At the May 9 press conference, External Director and Chair of the Board Meeting Masahiro Sakane described Board engagement in acquisition decisions; External Director Emiko Higashi articulated their strategic rationale. Two Autumn 2018 R&D Investor Day forums in Tokyo and Boston showcased our R&D Strategy.