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.

Lee Kian Chuan
Executive Director

Mr. Lee is an Executive Director appointed to our Board on 7 July 2014. He graduated from Tohoku University with a bachelor degree in Agriculture in 1991 and joined Sumitomo Corporation (“Sumitomo”) in the same year. He has more than 20 years' experience in chemical industry, and is now the Assistant to General Manager of Medical Science Department, Sumitomo in Tokyo, Japan.

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, and Human Resources and Administration Department. She is now the General Manager of the group.

Aya Itagaki
Executive Director

Ms. Itagaki is an Executive Director appointed to our Board on 1 January 2018. She graduated from Kobe Kaisei Junior College in 1988 and joined Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (“Shionogi”) in the same year. She has been engaged in Manufacturing Division, Business Process Improvement Unit in Manufacturing Division, Quality Assurance and Overseas Business Unit. She is now an Associate Director of Global Business Division, Shionogi.

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.

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.

Toshiya Kitamura
Non-executive Director

Mr. Kitamura is a Non-executive Director appointed to our Board on 1 February 2018. He graduated from Kyoto University with a bachelor degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 1990 and joined Sumitomo Corporation (“Sumitomo”) in the same year. He has been qualified as a Pharmacist in Japan. Having served Sumitomo for more than 25 years in Medical Science Department in Japan and Sumitomo’s subsidiary in Japan and Europe (Milano), he is now the General Manager of Medical Science Department, Sumitomo.


Updated as at 04/06/18