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Management Structure

Executive Committee (as of August 2016)

The Executive Committee discusses important matters of management across Astellas. It is chaired by the Representative Director, President and CEO, and comprises top management as standing members. Extended members include the officers responsible for research, development and technological capabilities together with the officers responsible for each region, and these members participate in any necessary discussions at the request of the chairman.

Standing Members

(Group photo) Standing Members

Yasumasa
Masuda

Chief Financial Officer

Yoshirou
Miyokawa

Representative Director and Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer & Chief Compliance Officer

Yoshihiko
Hatanaka

Representative Director, President and CEO

Kenji Yasukawa,
Ph.D.

Chief Strategy Officer

Sef Kurstjens,
M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Extended Members

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Nobuaki Tanaka

President,
Japan Sales & Marketing

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Masatoshi Kuroda

President,
Asia & Oceania Business

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James Robinson

President,
Americas Operations

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Yukio Matsui

President,
EMEA Operations

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Wataru Uchida, Ph.D.

President,
Drug Discovery Research

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Mitsunori Matsuda

President,
Technology

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Bernie Zeiher, M.D.

President,
Development

Global Heads

  • Martin Golden

    Head of Marketing Strategy

  • Charlotte Kremer, M.D.

    Head of Medical Affairs

  • Songlin Xue M.D., Ph.D.

    Head of Pharmacovigilance

  • Bill Fitzsimmons, Pharm.D.

    Head of Regulatory Affairs and
    Clinical and Research
    Quality Assurance

  • Kunihiko Kokubo

    Head of Quality Assurance

Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members (as of August 2016)

(Group photo) Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members

1

Yoshihiko
Hatanaka

Representative Director,
President and CEO

2

Yoshirou
Miyokawa

Representative Director
and Executive Vice
President

3

Yutaka
Kase

Outside Director

4

Hironobu Yasuda

Outside Director

(Diagram to identify people in the group photo) Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members

5

Etsuko
Okajima

Outside Director

6

Yoshiharu
Aizawa,
M.D., Ph.D.

Outside Director

7

Tomokazu Fujisawa

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

8

Hiroko
Sakai

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

9

Toshiko
Oka

Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member

10

Hitoshi
Kanamori

Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member

11

Noriyuki
Uematsu

Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member

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