BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MASAAKI TAKEYASU
Non-executive Chairman

Mr. Takeyasu is appointed a Non-executive Chairman of our Board on 22 December 2011. He graduated from Tokyo University in 1988 and joined Shionogi & Co., Ltd. ("Shionogi") in the same year. Having served Shionogi for more than 23 years, he has broad career in sales & marketing, pharmaceutical affairs and corporate planning. He is now the Corporate Officer, Senior Vice President of Global Business Development Division, Shionogi & Co., Ltd.

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's degree in Agriculture in 1991 and joined Sumitomo Corporation in the same year. He has more than 20 years' experience in chemical industry, and is now the Assistant to General Manager, Medical Science Department, Sumitomo Corporation Tokyo Japan.

MASAHIRO FUJITA
Executive Director

Mr. Fujita is an Executive Director appointed to our Board on 1 July 2015. He graduated from Kobe City University of Foreign Studies in 2002 and joined Shionogi & Co., Ltd. in the same year. He has been engaged in Pharmaceutical Promotion Region of Human Health Care Division, Corporate Communications Department and Financial and Accounting Department. He is now the Manager of Global Business Development Division, Shionogi & Co., Ltd.

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 group in 2004. She has been engaged in Legal Affairs Department, Human Resources and Administration Department. She is now the General Manager of the C&O Group.

KATSUYA OKUYAMA
Non-executive Director

Mr. Okuyama is a Non-executive Director appointed to our Board on 4 November 2016. He joined Sumitomo Corporation in 1987 right after his graduation at Tokyo University with a degree in Economics in the same year. Having served Sumitomo Corporation for more than 25 years in Medical Science Department at head office and subsidiary in Japan and regional offices in Americas and Europe, he is now the General Manager of Medical Science Department, Sumitomo Corporation Tokyo Japan. At present, he is also a director of Presperse Corporation, Cosmotec International Especialidades Cosmeticas LTDA, Summit Pharmaceuticals Europe Ltd, Summit Pharmaceuticals China Ltd. and Summit Pharmaceuticals International Corporation.

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. in the same year. He got his Ph.D degree at Kyoto University in 1990. Dr. Hanasaki was scientist worked in Shionogi Research Laboratories and Bioregulation Division at Discovery Research Laboratories. He has been engaged in Bioregulation Division Department, Metabolic Diseases Department, and Pharmaceutical Research Division Department. He is now the Corporate Officer, Vice President, Financial & Accounting Department, Corporate Strategy Division of Shionogi & Co., Ltd.


Updated as at 23/01/2017