BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Tatsumori Yoshida
Non-executive Chairman

Mr. Yoshida is the Non-executive Chairman appointed to our Board on 16 April 2018.  He graduated from Osaka Prefecture University with a master degree in Chemical Engineering in 1995 and joined Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (“Shionogi”) in the same year.  He had been engaged in Formulation Research Laboratories, Development and Marketing in Consumer Healthcare Division, and acted as the Executive Vice President of Shionogi Healthcare Co., Ltd.  He is now the Vice President of Global Business Division, Shionogi.

Xu Yan
Executive Director

Ms. Xu is an Executive Director appointed to our Board on 1 July 2015. She graduated from East China University of Political Science and Law in 2001 and joined the C&O’s group in 2004. She has been engaged in Legal Affairs Department, Human Resources and Administration Department, and sales company. She is now the General Manager of the group.

Makoto Kurashita
Executive Director

Mr. Kurashita is an Executive Director appointed to our Board on 26 April 2018. He graduated from The University of Tokyo with a master degree in Chemistry and Biotechnology in 2005 and joined Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (“Shionogi”) in the same year. He has been engaged in CMC R&D Division and Finance & Accounting Department in Corporate Strategy Division. He is now affiliated in Corporate Strategy Division, Shionogi.

Mahito Fukui
Executive Director

Mr. Fukui is an Executive Director appointed to our Board on 1 March 2019.  He graduated from Kwansei Gakuin University in 1995 and obtained his degree of Master of Science from the same in 1997.  He then got his degree of Master of Business Administration from Aoyama Gakuin University in 2005.  He had worked for Johnson & Johnson KK over 10 years since 1997 and joined Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (“Shionogi”) in 2009.  He has been engaged in Regulatory Affairs, Marketing and Global Business Division and is now a Director of Global Business Division, Shionogi.

Koji Hanasaki
Non-executive Director

Dr. Hanasaki is a Non-Executive Director appointed to our Board on 1 April 2016. He got his M.S. degree at Kyoto University in 1986 and joined Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (“Shionogi”) in the same year. He then obtained his Ph.D. degree at Kyoto University in 1990. He had been engaged in Shionogi Research Laboratories, Bioregulation Division in Discovery Research Laboratories, Metabolic Diseases, and acted as the Corporate Officer and Executive General Manager of Pharmaceutical Research Division. He is now the Corporate Officer and Vice President of Finance & Accounting Department in Corporate Strategy Division, Shionogi.


Updated as at 04/06/18