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Top Management

As of July 1, 2018

Group Management Structure


Executive Committee

Standing Members

Chief Executive Officer Kenji Yasukawa
Chief Financial Officer Chikashi Takeda
Chief Administrative Officer &
Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
Fumiaki Sakurai
General Counsel Linda Friedman
Chief Medical Officer Bernie Zeiher
Chief  Strategy Officer Naoki Okamura
Chief Commercial Officer Yukio Matsui


Extended Members

President, Americas Operations Percival Barretto-Ko
President, Asia & Oceania Business Masatoshi Kuroda
President, Europe, Middle East and Africa Operations Dirk Kosche
President, Japan Sales & Marketing Nobuaki Tanaka
President, Drug Discovery Research Akihiko Iwai
President, Pharmaceutical Technology Mitsunori Matsuda