For Immediate Release

2019.02.22

Company name: DAIICHI SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED
Representative: Sunao Manabe, Representative Director, President and COO
(Code no.: 4568, First Section, Tokyo Stock Exchange)
Please address inquiries to Koji Ogawa, Corporate Officer,
Vice President, Corporate Communications Department
Telephone: +81-3-6225-1126
https://www.daiichisankyo.com

Daiichi Sankyo Appoints New Group Corporate Officers

TOKYO, Japan (February 22, 2019) – Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited today announced the appointment of new Group corporate officers effective from April 1, 2019.

 

1. DAIICHI SANKYO CO., LTD.

Name

Current Responsibilities

New Responsibilities

 Katsumi Fujimoto

 Member of the Board
 Senior Executive Officer
 Head of Supply Chain Div.

 Member of the Board

 Toshiaki Tojo

 Member of the Board
 Senior Executive Officer
 In charge of Vaccine Business

 Member of the Board
 Senior Executive Officer
 In charge of Vaccine Business 
 and Quality & Safety Management

 Junichi Koga

 Senior Executive Officer
 Head of R&D Div.

 Senior Executive Officer
 Global Head of R&D

 Masahiko Ohtsuki

 Corporate Officer
 Vice President of Business
 Development & Licensing Dept.

 Executive Officer
 Vice President of Business
 Development & Licensing Dept.

 Junichi Fukute

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

 Executive Officer
 Head of Supply Chain Div.

 Takeshi Hamaura

 Corporate Officer
 Head of Pharmaceutical Technology Div.

 Executive Officer
 Head of Pharmaceutical Technology Div.

 Shoji Hirashima

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

 Executive Officer
 Head of Global Brand Strategy Div.

 Ryoichi Watanabe

 Corporate Officer

 Vice President of Internal Audit Dept.

 Corporate Officer
 In charge of Internal Audit Dept.

 Hironobu Furuta

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

 Corporate Officer

 Head of Corporate Affairs Div.

 Koji Ogawa

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

 Corporate Officer
 Head of US Corporate Div.,
 Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

 Seiichiro Kumakura

 Vice President of Research Function,
 R&D Div.

 Corporate Officer
 Vice President of Research Function, 
 R&D Div.

 Takashi Fukuoka

 Vice President of Venture Science 
 Laboratories, R&D Div.

 Corporate Officer
 Executive Vice President, R&D Affairs,
 Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

 Hironobu Saito

 Vice President of Oncology Clinical 
 Development Dept., Oncology Function,
 R&D Div.

 Corporate Officer
 Vice President of Oncology Clinical 
 Development Dept., Oncology Function, 
 R&D Div.

 Wataru Takasaki

 Vice President of R&D Planning &
  Management Dept., R&D Div.

 Corporate Officer
 Head of R&D Div. and Vice President
 of Oncology Function

 Tomoji Hashiba

 Vice President of Tohoku Branch, 
 Sales & Marketing Div.

 Corporate Officer
 Vice President of Kyushu Branch, 
 Sales & Marketing Div.

 Miyuki Arai

 Vice President of Safety and Risk
 Management Dept., Quality & Safety
 Management Div.

 Corporate Officer
 Head of Quality & Safety Management
 Div.

◇Glenn Gormley (current Senior Executive Officer) will continue to serve as Executive Chairman of the Board of Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

◇Koichi Akahane, Yoshihiro Aoyagi, Yuichi Kubo and Kohei Wada (current Executive Officer) will be appointed Corporate Advisor as of April 1st, 2019.

◇Kenji Katsumi (current Corporate Officer) will be appointed the President of Daiichi Sankyo Business Associe Co., Ltd. as of April 1st, 2019.

◇Kentaro Murakawa (current Corporate Officer) will be appointed the President of Daiichi Sankyo Espha Co., Ltd. as of April 1st, 2019.

◇Hirosumi Izawa (current Corporate Officer) will be appointed the President of Daiichi Sankyo Propharma Co., Ltd. as of April 1st, 2019.

 

2. DAIICHI SANKYO ESPHA CO., LTD.

Name

Current Responsibilities

New Responsibilities

 Kentaro Murakawa

 Corporate Officer
 Vice President of Sales Planning Dept.
 and Senior Director of 
 Sales Management Group, 
 Sales & Marketing Div., 
 DAIICHI SANKYO CO., LTD.

 President

 Ichiro Ishizuka

 Member of the Board
 Head of Sales & Marketing Div.

 Executive Vice President
 Head of Sales & Marketing Div.

 Hiroto Yoshiwaka

 President

 Member of the Board

 Takeshi Shinseki

 Member of the Board
 In charge of Corporate Strategy and  
 Vice President of Corporate Business 
 Management Dept.

 Member of the Board
 Head of Corporate Strategy & 
 Management Div.

 Kosuke Natori

 Vice President of Corporate Strategy Dept.

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

 

3. DAIICHI SANKYO HEALTHCARE CO., LTD.

Name

Current Responsibilities

New Responsibilities

 Yoshiki Nishii

 President

 Chairman

 Katsuhiko Yoshida

 Member of the Board
 Senior Executive Officer
 In charge of Corporate Administration
 and Vice president of Corporate
 Planning Dept.

 President

 Yasuhiro Kawanaka

 Member of the Board
 Executive Officer
 Vice President of Sales Administration Div.

 Member of the Board

 Masatoshi Yamamoto

 Corporate Officer
 Vice President of Quality and Safety
 Management Dept.

 Member of the Board
 Corporate Officer
 Vice President of Quality and Safety 
 Management Dept.

 Tomohiko Yamaguchi

 Corporate Officer
 Vice President of R&D Dept.

 Member of the Board
 Corporate Officer
 Vice President of R&D Dept.