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Top Management

Executive Committee(as of October 2019)

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 pharmaceutical technology 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

Standing Members

Extended Members

President, Drug Discovery Research Akihiko Iwai
President, Pharmaceutical Technology Hideki Shima
President, Development Steven Benner
President, Established Markets Commercial Dirk Kosche
President, Greater China Commercial Hiroshi Hamaguchi
President, International Commercial Claus Zieler
President, Japan Commercial Nobuaki Tanaka
President, US Commercial Percival Barretto-Ko


Group Management Structure (As of April 1, 2019)

Group Management Structure