For Immediate Release

2017.02.24

Company name: DAIICHI SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED
Representative: George Nakayama, Representative Director, President and CEO
(Code no.: 4568, First Section, Tokyo Stock Exchange)
Please address inquiries to Noriaki Ishida, Executive Officer,
Vice President, Corporate Communications Department
Telephone: +81-3-6225-1126
http://www.daiichisankyo.com

Daiichi Sankyo Appoints New Group Corporate Officers

TOKYO, Japan (February 24, 2017) – Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited today announced the appointment of new Group corporate officers effective from April 1, 2017.

 

1. DAIICHI SANKYO CO., LTD.

Name

Current Responsibilities

New Responsibilities

Toshiaki Sai

Member of the Board

Senior Executive Officer

Head of Corporate Strategy Div.

Member of the Board

Senior Executive Officer

Head of Global Brand Strategy Div.

Noriaki Ishida

Executive Officer

Vice President of Corporate Communications Dept., Corporate Management Div.

Executive Officer

Vice President of Corporate Communications Dept., Corporate Strategy & Management Div.

Junichi Koga

Executive Officer

Head of R&D Div. and Vice President of Research Technology Function, and in charge of Biologics

Executive Officer

Head of R&D Div.

Yoshihiro Aoyagi

Corporate Officer

Vice President of Legal Affairs Dept., General Affairs & Human Resources Div.

Executive Officer

Head of Corporate Affairs Div.

Yuichi Kubo

Corporate Officer

Vice President of Business Development & Licensing Dept., Corporate Strategy Div.

Executive Officer

Vice President of Business Development & Licensing Dept.

Kentaro Takamura

Corporate Officer

Vice President of Finance & Accounting Dept., Corporate Management Div.

Corporate Officer

Vice President of Finance & Accounting Dept., Corporate Strategy & Management Div.

Kenji Katsumi

Corporate Officer

Vice President of Corporate Business Management Dept., Corporate Management Div.

Corporate Officer

Vice President of Corporate Affairs & Procurement Dept., Corporate Affairs Div.

Shinichi Tobita

Vice President of Marketing Dept.,  Sales & Marketing Div.

Corporate Officer

Vice President of Marketing Dept.,  Sales & Marketing Div.

Hironobu Furuta

Vice President of General Affairs & Procurement Dept., General Affairs & Human Resources Div.

Corporate Officer

Vice President of Human Resources Dept., Corporate Affairs Div.

Takeshi Hamaura

Vice President of CMC Planning Dept., Pharmaceutical Technology Div.

Corporate Officer

Head of Pharmaceutical Technology Div. and Vice President of CMC Planning Dept.

Hideyuki Hirano

Vice President of Sales Planning Dept., Sales & Marketing Div.

Corporate Officer

Vice President of Sales Planning Dept., Sales & Marketing Div.

Shoji Hirashima

Vice President of Corporate Strategy Dept. and Senior Director of Oncology Business Group, Corporate Strategy Div.

Corporate Officer

Vice President of Corporate Business Management Dept., Corporate Strategy & Management Div.

Koji Ogawa

Vice President of Business Planning Dept., ASCA Company

Corporate Officer

President of ASCA Company

◇Shuji Handa (current Executive Officer) will become Corporate Advisor as of April 1st, 2017.

◇Norimasa Kamura (current Executive Officer) will become Corporate Advisor as of April 1st, 2017.

◇Kazuo Sato (current Corporate Officer) will become Corporate Advisor as of April 1st, 2017.

◇Naoyuki Kishi (current Corporate Officer) will be appointed the Member of the Board, DAIICHI SANKYO CHEMICAL PHARMA CO. LTD. as of April 1st, 2017.

 

【Management structure as of April 1st, 2017】

Position

Name

Responsibilities

Representative Director,

Chairman and CEO

George Nakayama

 

Representative Director,

Member of the Board,

President and COO

Sunao Manabe

 

Representative Director,

Member of the Board,

Executive Vice President and CFO

Kazunori Hirokawa

Head of Corporate Strategy & Management Div.

Member of the Board,

Senior Executive Officer

Toshiaki Sai

Head of Global Brand Strategy Div.

 

Katsumi Fujimoto

Head of Supply Chain Div.

 

Toshiaki Tojo

In charge of Vaccine Business

Member of the Board (Outside)

Noritaka Uji

 

 

Hiroshi Toda

 

 

Naoki Adachi

 

 

Tsuguya Fukui

 

Member of the Audit and Supervisory Board

Hideyuki Haruyama

 

 

Kazuyuki Watanabe

 

Member of the Audit and Supervisory Board (Outside)

Akiko Kimura

 

 

Yutaka Katagiri

 

Senior Executive Officer

Glenn Gormley

In charge of R&D

 

Satoru Kimura

Head of Sales & Marketing Div.

Executive Officer

Noriaki Ishida

Vice President of Corporate Communications Dept., Corporate Strategy & Management Div.

 

Ryoji Nagasaka

Vice President of Secretariat Dept.

 

Junichi Koga

Head of R&D Div.

 

Koichi Akahane

Vice President of Oncology Function, R&D Div.

 

Yoshihiro Aoyagi

Head of Corporate Affairs Div.

 

Yuichi Kubo

Vice President of Business Development & Licensing Dept.

Corporate Officer

Kohei Wada

Vice President of Development Function, R&D Div.

 

Masahiko Ohtsuki

Vice President of Research Function, R&D Div.

 

Kentaro Takamura

Vice President of Finance & Accounting Dept., Corporate Strategy & Management Div.

 

Ryoichi Watanabe

Vice President of Internal Audit Dept.

 

Junichi Fukute

Vice President of Supply Chain Planning Dept., Supply Chain Div.

 

Kenji Katsumi

Vice President of Corporate Affairs & Procurement Dept., Corporate Affairs Div.

 

Kentaro Murakawa

Vice President of Tokyo Branch,

Sales & Marketing Div.

 

Hirosumi Izawa

Head of Quality & Safety Management Div.

 

Shinichi Tobita

Vice President of Marketing Dept.,

Sales & Marketing Div.

 

Hironobu Furuta

Vice President of Human Resources Dept., Corporate Affairs Div.

 

Takeshi Hamaura

Head of Pharmaceutical Technology  Div. and Vice President of CMC Planning Dept.

 

Hideyuki Hirano

Vice President of Sales Planning Dept.

Sales & Marketing Div.

 

Shoji Hirashima

Vice President of Corporate Business Management Dept., Corporate Strategy & Management Div.

 

Koji Ogawa

President of ASCA Company

 

2. DAIICHI SANKYO ESPHA CO., LTD.

Name

Current Responsibilities

New Responsibilities

Shigeyoshi Obara

Vice President of Kyushu Branch, Sales & Marketing Div., DAIICHI SANKYO CO., LTD.

Member of the Board

Deputy head of Sales & Marketing Div.

 

3. KITASATO DAIICHI SANKYO VACCINE CO., LTD.

* Jun Hishida (current Executive Vice President) will retire on March 31st, 2017.