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Wave 1 Pipeline Market Opportunity Call

December 8, 2020

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan, December 8, 2020 – Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced that it will host a media advisory call to hear Takeda business executives and scientific leadership provide updates on several of the 12 unique New Molecular Entities (NMEs) in the Wave 1 pipeline portfolio, which represent potential best-in-class / first-in-class therapies targeted for launch by FY2024 with aggregate potential peak sales of more than $10 billion. With seven of these potential Wave 1 NME filings expected in the next 12 months, as well as room for additional expansions of our existing 14 global brands, Takeda is well positioned for organic and sustainable revenue growth in the coming years.

Date
December 8, 2020

Time
5:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. EST / 7:00 a.m. –  9:15 a.m. JST

Details
Takeda has built a world-class R&D engine leveraging internal research capabilities, while also actively engaging with innovative ecosystems around the world to translate science into highly innovative life-changing medicines.

Takeda business executives and scientific leadership will provide updates on several of the 12 unique New Molecular Entities (NMEs) in Wave 1 of Takeda’s pipeline portfolio, which represent potential best-in-class / first-in-class therapies targeted for launch by FY2024 with aggregate potential peak sales of more than $10 billion. With seven of these potential Wave 1 NME filings expected in the next 12 months, as well as room for additional expansions of our existing 14 global brands, Takeda is well positioned for organic and sustainable revenue growth in the coming years.

RSVP
Email holly.campbell@takeda.com to RSVP and receive call information. There will be a Q&A session at the end with speakers. If you wish to ask questions, please share those in advance. 

Agenda
The agenda for Takeda’s call is as follows:

TIME (EST) TIME (JST) Session/Speaker
5:00 p.m. – 5:10 p.m. 7:00 a.m. – 7:10 a.m.

Takeda – A Global Values-Based, R&D-Driven Biopharmaceutical Leader 
Christophe Weber, President and CEO, Takeda

5:10 p.m. – 5:25 p.m. 7:10 a.m. – 7:25 a.m.

Following Through on Our Commitment to Deliver Innovative Medicines to Patients: Spotlight on Select Wave 1 Programs
Andy Plump, President, R&D

5:25 p.m. – 5:35 p.m. 7:25 a.m. – 7:35 a.m.

Entyvio® Case Study: Building a Gold Standard Along the Patient Journey
Ramona Sequeira, President, USBU and Global Portfolio Commercialization

5:35 p.m. – 6:05 p.m. 7:35 a.m. – 8:05 a.m.

TAK-721 Deep Dive: Potential to be First FDA-Approved Agent with Indication Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Mike Nedham, Global Program Leader for TAK-721, Global Product, Launch Strategy

6:05 p.m. – 6:35 p.m. 8:05 a.m. – 8:35 a.m.

TAK-003 Deep Dive: Live Attenuated Tetravalent Vaccine for Prevention of Dengue Disease
Rajeev Venkayya, President, Global Vaccine Business Unit

6:35 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. 8:35 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Panel Q&A Session

 

About Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to patients by translating science into highly innovative medicines. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Diseases, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people's lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced, collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries.

For more information, visit https://www.takeda.com.

Media Contacts:

Japanese Media                                       Media outside Japan

Kazumi Kobayashi                                   Holly Campbell

kazumi.kobayashi@takeda.com       holly.campbell@takeda.com

+81 (0) 3-3278-2095                                 +1 (617) 588-9013

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