Padma Thiruvengadam

Padma Thiruvengadam is a senior human resources executive with more than 25 years of experience developing and implementing leading-edge people strategies and organizational solutions. She was appointed as Takeda’s Chief Human Resources Officer and a member of the Takeda Executive Team in June 2018, and is responsible for all HR strategies and programs supporting the company's global business.

Prior to joining Takeda, she served as Chief People Officer for Lego, with responsibility for Human Resources and Global Organizational Capability Building.

Previously, Ms. Thiruvengadam was CVP and Chief Human Resources Officer with Integra Life Sciences. She joined Pfizer, first as Vice President, Human Resources for Oncology and subsequently led global integration activities for Pfizer Oncology following a major acquisition and later as Vice President, Asia Pacific and Canada for the group’s Oncology Business Unit. Earlier in her career she worked as a Senior Vice President and Human Resources executive at Bank of America.

Ms. Thiruvengadam completed her Master’s program at the University of Madras and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Osmania University.

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