Company Information from ICIS

Takeda is a Japanese research-based company with its main focus on pharmaceuticals. Its key drugs are used in the treatment of peptic ulcers, prostate cancer and endometriosis, diabetes and hypertension. In Japan, Takeda has also built a strong presence in the over-the-counter (OTC) drug market.

The basic philosophy of its company is "contributing to society by its determination to continue to expand the business of creating medicines through corporate activities with integrity".

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Key Personnel

President and CEO: Yasuchika Hasegawa
Senior managing director: Makoto Yamaoka
Managing director: Toyoji Yoshida
Director: Yasuhiko Yamanaka
Director: Shigenori Ohkawa
Director: Alan MacKenzie


Takeda Chemical Industries Ltd
1-1, Doshomachi 4-chome
Chuo-Ku, Osaka 540-8645

Tel: +81 6 6204 2111
Fax: +81 6 6204 2880

Website: www.takeda.com 

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