Takako Ohyabu joined Takeda in November, 2019 and became Takeda’s Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Officer in February 2020.
Prior to Takeda, Takako led the Global Corporate Communications function at Nissan Motor Corporation and spent 10 years at General Electric Company managing corporate communications for a variety of industries and building the GE brand in both developed and emerging markets. She started her career at Weber Shandwick, where she developed communication plans for high profile corporate clients. She brings extensive international experience to the team. She has visited 46 countries and lived in six.
Takako holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the International Christian University in Japan.