*Executive Management Committee

Chief Executive Officer

Sunao Manabe
Chief Operating Officer

Hiroyuki Okuzawa

Global Corporate Function

Our seven global corporate functions, Global Corporate Strategy, Global Business Development, Global Corporate Planning & Management, Global DX, Global HR, Global Legal & IP and Global Compliance & Risk, support our CEO and COO in developing comprehensive and consistent corporate strategies and ensuring smooth management of the Daiichi Sankyo Group.

Business Units

Our six business units are responsible for strategic planning and execution in the regions of our business operations.

 

Functional Units

Our four functional units, Research & Development, Technology, Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs, and Clinical Safety & Pharmacovigilance, help formulate and execute global strategies in their specialties. Each unit determines areas to be expanded globally, guides strategic planning and execution, and improves the efficiency of business operations.

 

Internal Audit

Special Assignment

Corporate Officers (Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited)

 Name Responsibilities
Sunao Manabe Representative Director, Executive Chairperson & CEO
Hiroyuki Okuzawa Representative Director, President & COO 
Shoji Hirashima Representative Director, Senior Executive Officer, Head of Japan Business Unit
Takashi Fukuoka Director, Senior Executive Officer, Head of Global Corporate Strategy, CStO*1
Takashi Matsumoto Director, Executive Officer, Head of Global HR, CHRO*2
Hiroto Kashiwase Executive Officer, Head of Technology Division
Koji Ogawa Executive Officer, Head of Global Corporate Planning & Management, CFO
Nobuo Murakami Executive Officer, Vice President of Corporate Strategy Department, Global Corporate Strategy
Shizuko Ueno Executive Officer, Head of Medical Affairs Division, Japan Business Unit
Toshinori Agatsuma Executive Officer, Head of R&D Division, Vice President of Research Function, R&D Division
Naoto Tsukaguchi Corporate Officer, Head of Global Legal & IP, Vice President of Legal Affairs Department, GC*3
Akio Sakurai Corporate Officer, Head of Sales & Marketing Division, Japan Business Unit
Kiminori Nagao Corporate Officer, Head of ASCA Business Division
Hiroshi Masumoto Corporate Officer, Vice President of Data Intelligence Department, Global DX
Akihiro Inoguchi Corporate Officer, Vice President of Development Function, R&D Division
Toshi Kajiro Corporate Officer, Vice President of Technology Development Supervisory Department, Technology Division
Hiroya Senda Corporate Officer, Vice President of Sales Planning Department, Sales & Marketing Division, Japan Business Unit
Satoru Ogawa Corporate Officer, Vice President of Secretariat Department
Atsushi Tsukamoto Corporate Officer, Head of Therapeutic Area Strategies, Research & Development Unit,  Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
Tetsuya Iwabuchi Corporate Officer, In charge of Business Development 
Koji Sato Corporate Officer, Head of Project Lead & DSI Technology Unit, Technology Unit, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
Tetsuya Ohira Corporate Officer, Vice President of Corporate Planning Department, Global Corporate Planning & Management
Koichi Nonaka Corporate Officer, Vice President of Technology Development & Management Department, Technology Development Supervisory Department, Technology Division
Hanako Saito Corporate Officer, In charge of QA and CSPV*4
Kenji Shigeta Corporate Officer, Head of Global Oncology Marketing, Oncology Business Unit, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc
Akihiro Tokumoto Corporate Officer, Vice President of Human Resources Department, Global HR
Junichi Ashihara Corporate Officer, Vice President of Japan Plant Management Supervisory Department, Technology Division
Hideaki Noji Corporate Officer, Vice President of Business Management Department, Japan Business Unit
Yuki Abe Corporate Officer, Vice President of Research Innovation Planning Department, R&D Division
*1 CStO: Chief Strategy Officer
*2 CHRO: Chief Human Resources Officer 
*3 GC: General Counsel
*4 QA: Quality Assurance; CSPV: Clinical Safety & Pharmacovigilance