Takeda has continued its reorganisation of its senior leadership team with two directors receiving new positions and several staff assigned new roles.
Former Managing Director and Chief Administrative Officer Toyoji Yoshida will take over as Managing Director, Internal Control and Special Missions assigned by President Yasuchika Hasegawa.
Yasuhiko Yamanaka, former Managing Director, Senior Vice President, Pharmaceutical Marketing Division, will become Managing Director, Assistant to CEO, Globalisation.
A number of other senior staff in Takeda’s pharmaceuticals business have also had their job titles changed and have been given new responsibilities.
Shinji Honda will now become Corporate Officer, Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy Department after serving as Corporate Officer, Chief Integration Officer, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH.
Hiromi Ooyabu, who used to be Vice President, Product Planning & Administration Department, Pharmaceutical Production Division, has moved to the HR department as Vice President.
Tsudoi Miyoshi, who was acting as secondment to Millennium Pharmaceuticals, will switch to Head of CMSO Office, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International.
Masato Iwasaki, new Corporate Officer, Senior Vice President, Pharmaceutical Marketing Division, Toru Ishida, who will work as Vice President, Product Planning & Administration Department, Pharmaceutical Production Division, and Tomohiro Akiyama, who takes over as Vice President, Production Control Department, Pharmaceutical Production Division, have also been assigned revised roles.
The Japanese-based company now plans to reorganise its Corporate Strategy & Planning Department and Finance & Accounting Department to form two new departments: Corporate Strategy Department and Corporate Finance & Controlling Department.