Takeda Hosts Wave 1 Pipeline Market Call

Takeda Hosts Wave 1 Pipeline Market Call

April 1, 2021

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan, April 1, 2021 – Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK(“Takeda”) today announced that it will host a conference call on April 6, 2021 to provide updates on select New Molecular Entities (NMEs) in its Wave 1 pipeline portfolio.  With several NME regulatory filings expected by year-end FY2021, the company will outline plans for organic and sustainable revenue growth over the next several years.

April 6, 2021

8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. ET / 9:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. JT


The agenda for Takeda’s call is as follows:




8:00 a.m. – 8:05 a.m.

9:00 p.m. – 9:05 p.m.

Christophe Weber, president and CEO

8:05 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.

9:05 p.m. – 9:10 p.m.

Delivering an Innovative Pipeline to Our Patients: Spotlight on Select Wave 1 Programs
Andy Plump, president of Research and Development

8:10 a.m. – 8:35 a.m.

9:10 p.m. – 9:35 p.m.

Maribavir (TAK-620): Potential Game Changer in the Treatment for Post-Transplant Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection
Obi Umeh, global program lead, Rare Genetic and Hematology Therapeutic Area Unit

Claus Jepsen, head of Global Product and Launch Strategy, Rare Genetic and Hematology Therapeutic Area Unit

8:35 a.m. – 8:40a.m.

9:35 p.m. – 9:40p.m.


8:40 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

9:40 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Soticlestat (TAK-935): Novel MoA for Treatment of Dravet Syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
Sarah Sheikh, head of Neuroscience Therapeutic Area Unit

Erika Gill, head of Global Product and Launch Strategy, Neuroscience Therapeutic Area

9:00 a.m. – 9:35 a.m.

10:00 p.m. – 10:35 p.m.

Orexin Franchise Strategy Update: First Potential Medicine to Treat the Underlying Disease in Patients with Narcolepsy Type 1
Elena Koundourakis, head of Orexin Franchise Development, Neuroscience Therapeutic Area 

Erika Gill, head of Global Product and Launch Strategy, Neuroscience Therapeutic Area

9:35 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.

10:35 p.m. – 10:40 p.m.

Delivering an Innovative Pipeline to Our Patients: Spotlight on Select Wave 1 Programs
Uthra Sundaram, executive vice president and head of Global Product and Launch Strategy

9:40 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

10:40 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Panel Q&A Session

To access the live webcast, including presentation slides, visit our web site at www.takeda.com/investors/ir-events. An archived copy of the presentation slides will be available following the conclusion of the event.


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 discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Genetic and Hematology, 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.

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