Management

Members of the Board of Directors

Gyo Sagara
President, Representative Director, and Chief Executive Officer
summary
April 1983 Joined the Company
April 2006 Executive Director, General Administration
and Senior Director,Corporate Management
June 2006 Member of the Board of Directors
April 2007 Executive Director, Corporate Management
November 2007 Executive Director, Sales and Marketing
December 2007 Managing Member of the Board of Directors
February 2008 Member of the Board of Directors, Vice President
April 2008 Executive Director, Corporate Management
September 2008 President & CEO (to date)
Hiroshi Awata
Member of the Board of Directors, Vice President Executive Officer / Tokyo Branch Head
summary
April 1983 Joined the Company
May 2008 Executive Director, Clinical Development and
Senior Director,Clinical Development Planning
June 2008 Member of the Board of Directors
June 2009 Managing Member of the Board of Directors
June 2010 Senior Managing Member of the Board of Directors
June 2011 Member of the Board of Directors,
Senior Executive Officer
October 2011 Executive Director, Clinical Development and
Senior Director,Clrnrcal Development Management
May 2012 Executive Director, Clinical Development
June 2012 Member of the Board of Drrectors,
Vice President Executive Officer (to date)
October 2014 Executive Director, Clinical Development and
Senior Director, Clinical Development Planning
April 2015 Executrve Director, Clinical Development
October 2018 Tokyo Branch Head (to date)
Isao Ono
Member of the Board of Directors, Executive Officer / Director, Corporate Research
summary
April 1981 Joined the Company
February 1986 Member of the Board of Directors
May 1990 Deputy Executive Director, Production
June 1992 Senior Director, Human Resources Development
and Assistant Director of Tokyo Branch Office
August 1995 Director, Cl
September 2005 Director, Environmental Management
June 2011 Member of the Board of Directors,Corporate Officer
April 2014 Director, Corporate Research (to date)
June 2015 Member of the Board of Directors,
Executive officer (to date)
Toshihiro Tsujinaka
Member of the Board of Directors, Executive Officer / Executive Director, Corporate Strategy & Planning
summary
April 1988 Joined the Company
June 2004 Director, Koshinetsu Branch Sales Division
July 2006 Director, Tokyo Branch 2 Sales Division
November 2007 Senior Director, Sales Operations
August 2008 Senior Director,Marketing Strategy Planning
April 2009 Senior Director, Sales Operations
October 2012 Director,Sendai Branch Sales Division Director
October 2013 Director,Nagoya Branch Sales Division
October 2015 Senior Director,Oncology Planning &Promotion
April 2016 Division Director,Oncology Business Division
June 2016 Corporate Officer
October 2018 Executive Director,Corporate Strategy & Planning
June 2019 Executive Officer
October 2019 Executive Director,
Corporate Strategy & Planning
and Senior Director ,Business Design
June 2020 Member of the Board of Directors,
Executive Officer (to date)
October 2020 Executive Director,
Corporate Strategy & Planning (to date)
Toichi Takino
Member of the Board of Directors, Executive Officer / Executive Director, Discovery & Research
summary
April 1995 Joined the Company
April 2006 Senior Director, International Business
April 2008 Senior Director, Business Development
May 2008 Senior Director, Global Business
Development & Licensing
July 2009 Vice President, ONO PHARMA USA INC.
June 2011 Corporate Officer
April 2012 Executive Director, Corporate Development & Strategy
October 2018 Executive Director, Discovery and Research Division
April 2019 Executive Director, Discovery & Research (to date)
June 2019 Executive Officer (to date)
June 2020 Member of the Board of Directors,
Executive Officer (to date)
Jun Kurihara
Member of the Board of Directors, Outside Director
summary
April 1983 Joined Mitsubishi Research Institute,Inc
April 1995 Joined FUJITSU RESEARCH INSTITUTE
April 2003 Senior Fellow, Harvard University,
John F. Kennedy School of Government
April 2006 Visiting Professor, School of Policy Studies,
Kwansei Gakuin University(to date)
April 2007 Liaison Officer, Research Institute of Economy,
Trade and Industry
April 2009 Research Director, The Canon Institute
for Global Studies (to date)
June 2013 Member of the Board of Directors,
Outside Director (to date)
<Status or important concurrent holding of positions>
Research Director, The Canon Institute for Global Studies
Visiting Professor,School of Policy Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University
Masao Nomura
Member of the Board of Directors, Outside Director
summary
           
March 1972 Joined lwatani Corporation
June 2007 Director, Executive Officer, lwatan,Corporation
April 2009 Executive Director, Executive Officer,lwatani Corporation
April 2010 Senior Executive Director, Executive Officer, lwatani Corporation
June 2012 President, Representative Director,Executive Officer,
lwatani Corporation
April 2017 Director, Senior Adviser to the Board,Executive Officer,
lwatani Corporation
June 2017 Senior Adviser to the Board,
lwatani Corporation (to date)
June 2018 Member of the Board of Directors,
Outside Director (to date)
June 2019 Outside Director, Keihanshin Building Co., Ltd. (to date)
June 2020 Outside Director, NEW COSMOS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (to date)
<Status or important concurrent holding of positions>
Senior Adviser to the Board, lwatani Corporation
Outside Director, Keihanshin Building Co., Ltd.
Outside Director, NEW COSMOS ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
Akiko Okuno
Member of the Board of Directors, Outside Director
summary
April 2002 Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Osaka University
of Economics and Law
April 2004 Associate Professor, Faculty of Business Administration,
Tezukayama University
April 2010 Professor, Faculty of Business Administration,
Tezukayama University
April 2012 Professor, Faculty of Business Administration,
KONAN UNIVERSITY(to date)
June 2020 Member of the Board of Directors,Outside Director (to date)
<Status or important concurrent holding of positions>
Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, KONAN UNIVERSITY

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Katsuyoshi Nishimura
Audit & Supervisory Board Member
summary
April 1977 Joined the Company
April 2003 Senior Director, Research Management and
General Affairs
October 2005 Deputy Executive Director,
Discovery & Research and
Senior Director,Research Management
and General Affairs
April 2006 Deputy Executive Director,
Sales and Marketing
and Senior Director, Sales Operations
June 2007 Senior Director, Sales Operations
November 2007 Director, Business Audit Department
June 2010 Senior Director, Research Management
and General Affairs
June 2011 Full-time Audit & Supervisory
Board Member (to date)
Shinji Fujiyoshi
Audit & Supervisory Board Member
summary
April 1980 Joined the Company
May 2006 Director, Tokyo Metropolitan Marketing
and Tokyo Branch Office I
February 2008 Director, Marketing Headquarters
June 2008 Director
January 2008 Director, Tokyo Branch Office I
January 2009 Director, Fukuoka Branch Office
March 2010 Director, Marketing Headquarters
June 2010 Managing Director
June 2011 Director and Executive Officer
April 2015 Management, Marketing Headquarters
June 2015 Full-time Audit & Supervisory
Board Member (to date)
Yasuo Hishiyama
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member
summary
April 1999 Appointed as a judge (served at
Sendai Distnct Court,Saitama District Court
and Osaka Family Court)
April 2006 Registered as an attorney at law
(Dai-lchi Tokyo Bar Association)
April 2006 Joined TANABE & PARTNERS (to date)
January 2010 Member or appraisal committee
(Land Lease Non-Contentious Cases)
at Tokyo District Court (to date)
June 2016 Outside Audit & Supervisory
Board Member (to date)
<Status or important concurrent holding of positions>
Partner Attorney at Law, TANABE & PARTNERS
Member or appraisal committee (Land Lease Non-Contentious Cases) at Tokyo District Court
Akiko Tanabe
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member
summary
October 1993 Joined Century Audit Corporation
(Present: Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC)
May 1997 Registered as Certified Public Accountant
January 2012 Established Akiko Tanabe CPA office(to date)
June 2015 Outside Director, OIE SANGYO CO.,LTD. (to date)
July 2019 Partner of Midosuji Audit Corporation(to date)
April 2020 Provisional Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member
June 2020 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member (to date)
<Status or important concurrent holding of positions>
Representative, Akiko Tanabe CPA office
Outside Director, OIE SANGYO CO., LTD.
Partner of Midosuji Audit Corporation

Corporate Officers

Hiroshi Ichikawa
Corporate Senior Executive Officer / Executive Director, Sales and Marketing
Yukio Tani
Corporate Executive Officer / Head of Corporate Communications
Shozo Matsuoka, Ph.D.
Corporate Executive Officer / Executive Director, Corporate Regulatory Compliance, Safety and Quality Assurance
Kiyoaki Idemitsu
Corporate Executive Officer / Executive Director, Clinical Development
Katsuji Teranishi
Corporate Officer / Division Director, Sales Division, Western Japan Region
Takuya Seko, Ph.D.
Corporate Officer / Chief Officer, Quality Assurance Management
Hiromu Habashita, Ph.D.
Corporate Officer / Deputy Executive Director, Discovery & Research
Katsunori Morio
Corporate Officer / Division Director, Sales Division, Metropolitan Region
Shinji Takai, M.D., Ph.D.
Corporate Officer / Head of Medical Affairs / Head of Data Strategy
Keiji Masui
Corporate Officer / Division Director, Sales Division, Eastern Japan Region