Corporate Executives

Directors

Director, Representative Corporate Officer and CEO

Haruo Naito

Biography

  • Oct. 1975

    Joined the Company

  • Apr. 1983

    Senior Director, R&D Promotion Department of the Company

  • Jun. 1983

    Director of the Company

  • Apr. 1985

    General Manager, R&D of the Company

  • Jun. 1985

    Managing Director of the Company

  • Jun. 1986

    Representative Director and Senior Managing Director of the Company

  • Jun. 1987

    Representative Director and Deputy President of the Company

  • Apr. 1988

    Representative Director and President of the Company

  • Jun. 2003

    Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Company

  • Jun. 2004

    Director, President (Representative Corporate Officer) and CEO of the Company

  • Jan. 2006

    Chair, The Naito Foundation (current)

  • Jun. 2014

    Director, Representative Corporate Officer and CEO of the Company (current)

Member of the Audit Committee

Noboru Naoe

Biography

  • Apr. 1978

    Joined the Company

  • Apr. 2005

    Deputy General Manager, Prescription Drug Division of the Company

  • Jun. 2005

    Corporate Officer of the Company

  • Jun. 2005

    General Manager, Prescription Drug Division of the Company

  • Apr. 2007

    Deputy assignment to Japan Business Headquarters of the Company

  • Apr. 2008

    General Manager, Prescription Drug Division, Japan Business Headquarters of the Company

  • Jun. 2010

    Senior Group Officer of the Company

  • Apr. 2011

    President, Eisai Japan

  • Jun. 2011

    Senior Vice President of the Company

  • Apr. 2013

    Corporate Officer of the Company

  • Apr. 2013

    Assigned to Alliance, Eisai Japan

  • Oct. 2013

    Deputy President, Oncology hhc Unit, Eisai Japan; Executive Director, Strategy and Planning Department

  • Jun. 2014

    Director of the Company (current), Member of the Audit Committee (current)

Chair of the Board of Directors, Member of the Independent Committee of Outside Directors

Yasuhiko Katoh

Biography

  • Apr. 1973

    Joined Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.

  • Jun. 2001

    President, Mitsui Zosen Europe Ltd.

  • Apr. 2004

    CEO, Mitsui Babcock Energy Limited

  • Jun. 2004

    Director, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., assigned to Mitsui Babcock Energy Limited (stationed in the United Kingdom)

  • Dec. 2006

    Director, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., assigned to Special Mission by the President

  • Jun. 2007

    Representative Director and President, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.

  • Jun. 2013

    Chairman and Representative Director, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.

  • Jun. 2016

    Director of the Company (current), Member of the Independent Committee of Outside Directors (current), Member of the Nomination Committee, and Member of the Compensation Committee

  • Apr. 2017

    Director and Senior Advisor, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.

  • Jun. 2017

    Chair of the Compensation Committee of the Company

  • Jun. 2017

    Senior Advisor, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (currently Mitsui E&S Holdings Co., Ltd.) (current)

  • Jun. 2018

    Chair of the Board of Directors of the Company (current)

Member of the Audit Committee

Hirokazu Kanai

Biography

  • Apr. 1983

    Joined the Company

  • Apr. 2003

    Manager, Accounting Division of the Company

  • Jun. 2006

    Administrator of the Company

  • Apr. 2007

    Manager, Finance and Accounting Division of the Company

  • Jun. 2010

    Manager, Accounting Division, Finance and Accounting HQ of the Company

  • Jun. 2011

    Group Officer of the Company

  • Jun. 2011

    Manager, Accounting Division of the Company

  • Jun. 2012

    Part-time Corporate Auditor, Sunplanet Co., Ltd. (unlisted) (retired in June 2016)

  • Jun. 2016

    Director of the Company (current) and Member of the Audit Committee (current)

Member of the Audit Committee, Member of the Independent Committee of Outside Directors

Tamaki Kakizaki

Biography

  • Apr. 2002

    Associate Professor, Faculty of Management, Atomi University

  • Apr. 2008

    Professor, Legal Work Post Graduate Course, Toyo University

  • Apr. 2012

    Professor, Graduate School of International Social Sciences, Yokohama National University

  • Apr. 2014

    Professor, School of Law, Meiji University (current)

  • Jun. 2016

    Director of the Company (current), Member of the Audit Committee (current) and Member of the Independent Committee of Outside Directors (current)

  • Jun. 2016

    Outside Director, Mitsubishi Shokuhin Co., Ltd. (current)

  • Jun. 2017

    Outside Corporate Auditor, Japan Airport Terminal Co., Ltd. (current)

Member of the Audit Committee, Chair of the Independent Committee of Outside Directors

Daiken Tsunoda

Biography

  • Apr. 1994

    Admitted to the Tokyo Bar Association
    Attorney, Mori Sogo (Law Firm) (currently Mori Hamada & Matsumoto)

  • Jan. 2001

    Partner, Mori Sogo (Law Firm)

  • Mar. 2003

    Founder and Partner, Nakamura & Tsunoda (Law Firm) (currently Nakamura, Tsunoda & Matsumoto) (current)

  • Jun. 2004

    Outside Corporate Auditor, ATLUS Co., Ltd. (retired in June 2010)

  • Sep. 2004

    Outside Director, Polaris Principal Finance Co., Ltd.  (unlisted; currently Polaris Capital Group Co., Ltd.) (retired in June 2007)

  • Jun. 2005

    Outside Corporate Auditor, INES Corporation (retired in June 2013)

  • Jul. 2007

    Outside Corporate Auditor, Sealy Japan Co., Ltd. (unlisted; currently Sleep Select Co., Ltd.) (current)

  • Apr. 2008

    Outside Corporate Auditor, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group Holdings, Incorporated (currently MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc.) (retired in March 2010)

  • Apr. 2008

    Outside Corporate Auditor, Japan Stockholders Data Service Company, Limited (retired in June 2016)

  • Apr. 2010

    Outside Director, MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc. (current)

  • Mar. 2012

    Outside Corporate Auditor, BILCOM Inc. (unlisted) (retired in March 2013)

  • Apr. 2014

    Outside Director, Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd. (unlisted) (current)

  • Mar. 2015

    Outside Corporate Auditor, BILCOM Inc. (unlisted)(current)

  • Jun. 2016

    Director of the Company (current), Member of the Audit Committee (current) and Chair of the Independent Committee of Outside Directors (current)

Chair of the Compensation Committee, Member of the Nomination Committee, Member of the Independent Committee of Outside Directors

Bruce Aronson

Biography

  • Jun. 1978

    Foreign Associate, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu (Law Firm)

  • Sep. 1983

    Associate, Hill, Betts & Nash LLP (Law Firm)

  • Aug. 1986

    Partner, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP (Law Firm)

  • May 2004

    Visiting Associate Professor, Institute of Business Law and Comparative Law & Politics, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo

  • Jul. 2004

    Professor of Law, Creighton University School of Law

  • Jun. 2010

    Visiting Scholar, Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan

  • Jul. 2013

    Professor of Law, Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy (current)

  • Jul. 2017

    Director of the Company (current), Member of the Nomination Committee (current), Member of the Independent Committee of Outside Directors (current), and Member of the Compensation Committee

  • Mar. 2018

    Research Associate, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Japan Research Centre (current)

  • Apr. 2018

    Visiting Lecturer, Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of Law (Business Law Department) (current)

  • Jun. 2018

    Chair of the Compensation Committee of the Company (current)

Yutaka Tsuchiya

Biography

  • Apr. 1975

    Joined the Company

  • Apr. 2001

    Senior Director, Clinical Research Planning Department, Clinical Research Center of the Company

  • Oct. 2004

    President, Eisai Europe Ltd.

  • Jun. 2005

    Corporate Officer of the Company

  • Jun. 2006

    Assigned to Pharmaceuticals Business, Europe of the Company

  • Mar. 2008

    Chairman & CEO, Eisai Europe Ltd.

  • Jul. 2009

    Assigned to Corporate Regulatory Compliance, Quality Assurance, Environmental and Safety Affairs of the Company

  • Jul. 2009

    General Manager, Corporate Regulatory Compliance, Quality Assurance Headquarters of the Company

  • Jun. 2010

    Senior Vice President of the Company

  • Jun. 2011

    Executive Vice President of the Company

  • Jun. 2011

    Assigned to Quality Assurance, Public Affairs of the Company

  • Jun. 2012

    Assigned to Quality Assurance, PR, GR of the Company

  • Jun. 2012

    Executive Vice President and Representative Corporate Officer of the Company

  • Oct. 2012

    Assigned to Global Product Emergency Management of the Company

  • Oct. 2012

    Assigned to PR, GR of the Company

  • Apr. 2013

    Assigned to Healthcare Policy of the Company

  • Jun. 2013

    Representative Corporate Officer and Deputy President of the Company

  • Apr. 2014

    Assigned to Global Value & Access of the Company

  • Jun. 2014

    Representative Corporate Officer assigned to Healthcare Policy of the Company

  • Dec. 2014

    Representative Corporate Officer assigned to Healthcare Policy and China Business of the Company

  • Oct. 2015

    Assigned to Consumer Healthcare Business of the Company

  • Apr. 2016

    Assigned to hhc Data Creation and Japan and Asia Medical of the Company

  • Jun. 2017

    Director of the Company (current)

Chair of the Nomination Committee, Member of the Compensation Committee, Member of the Independent Committee of Outside Directors

Shuzo Kaihori

Biography

  • Apr. 1973

    Joined Yokogawa Electric Works Ltd. (currently Yokogawa Electric Corporation)

  • Apr. 2005

    Vice President, Head of IA Business Headquarters, Yokogawa Electric Corporation

  • Apr. 2006

    Senior Vice President, Head of IA Business Headquarters, Yokogawa Electric Corporation

  • Jun. 2006

    Director and Senior Vice President, Head of IA Business Headquarters, Yokogawa Electric Corporation

  • Apr. 2007

    President and Chief Operating Officer, Yokogawa Electric Corporation

  • Apr. 2008

    President and Chief Executive Officer, Yokogawa Electric Corporation

  • Apr. 2013

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Yokogawa Electric Corporation

  • Apr. 2013

    Outside Director, MIP (unlisted) (current)

  • Apr. 2015

    Chairman, Yokogawa Electric Corporation

  • Jun. 2015

    Outside Director, HOYA Corporation (current)

  • Jun. 2016

    Director and Chairman of the Board, Yokogawa Electric Corporation (current)

  • Jun. 2018

    Director of the Company (current), Chair of the Nomination Committee (current), Member of the Compensation Committee (current), and Member of the Independent Committee of Outside Directors (current).

Member of the Nomination Committee, Member of the Compensation Committee, Member of the Independent Committee of Outside Directors

Ryuichi Murata

Biography

  • Apr. 1971

    Joined The Mitsubishi Bank, Ltd.

  • Jan. 2006

    Senior Managing Director, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (currently MUFG Bank, Ltd.)

  • May 2006

    Deputy President, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.

  • May 2007

    Deputy President resided in West Japan, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (retired: June 2009)

  • Jun. 2009

    Deputy President, Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited
    Concurrently served as Executive Officer, Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited

  • Jun. 2010

    President & CEO (Representative Director), Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited

  • Jun. 2012

    Chairman (Representative Director), Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited

  • Jun. 2016

    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside), NORITAKE CO., LIMITED (current)

  • Jun. 2017

    External Director, Kintetsu Group Holdings Co., Ltd. (current)

  • Jun. 2017

    Advisor to the Board, Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited (current)

  • Jun. 2018

    Director of the Company (current), Member of the Nomination Committee (current), Member of the Compensation Committee (current), and Member of the Independent Committee of Outside Directors (current)

Chair of the Audit Committee, Member of the Independent Committee of Outside Directors

Hideyo Uchiyama

Biography

  • Nov. 1975

    Joined Arthur Young & Company

  • Dec. 1979

    Joined Asahi Accounting Company (currently KPMG AZSA LLC)

  • Mar. 1980

    Registered as Certified Public Accountant

  • Jul. 1999

    Representative Partner, KPMG AZSA LLC

  • May 2002

    Board Member, KPMG AZSA LLC

  • Jun. 2006

    Executive Board Member, KPMG AZSA LLC

  • Jun. 2010

    Managing Partner, KPMG AZSA LLC, Chairman, KPMG Japan

  • Sep. 2011

    Chairman, KPMG Asia Pacific

  • Oct. 2013

    CEO, KPMG Japan (retired: June 2015)

  • Sep. 2015

    Executive Advisor, ASAHI Tax Corporation (current)

  • Jun. 2016

    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside), OMRON Corporation (current)

  • Jun. 2017

    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside), Sompo Holdings, Inc. (current)

  • Jun. 2018

    Director of the Company (current), Chair of the Audit Committee (current), and Member of the Independent Committee of Outside Directors (current)

Corporate Officers

Representative Corporate Officer and CEO

Haruo Naito

Representative Corporate Officer, Japan Business and CIO
Japan Business
hhc Solutions Headquarters
Chief Information Officer

Hideki Hayashi

Representative Corporate Officer, CTO, Industry Affairs and China Business

Chief Talent Officer
Industry Affairs
China Business
General Affairs, Environmental and Safety Affairs
Data Integrity

Yasushi Okada

Senior Vice President
General Counsel
Intellectual Property

Kenta Takahashi

Senior Vice President
Chief Medical Officer
Head of Corporate Medical Affairs Headquarters
Global Safety Board Chair

Edward Stewart Geary

Senior Vice President
Chief Commercial Officer, Oncology Business Group
President, EMEA Region
Chairman & CEO, Eisai Europe Ltd.

Gary Hendler

Senior Vice President
President, Oncology Business Group

Terushige Iike

Senior Vice President
Chief Financial Officer
Chief IR Officer

Ryohei Yanagi

Senior Vice President
President, Neurology Business Group
President, Americas Region
Chairman & CEO, Eisai Inc.

Ivan Cheung

Vice President
Chief Medicine Creation Officer, Oncology Business Group
Chief Discovery Officer, Oncology Business Group

Takashi Owa

Vice President
Chief Planning Officer, Oncology Business Group
Head of Planning Department, Oncology Business Group
Data Administration Officer, Oncology Business Group

Yasunobu Kai

Vice President
Chief Clinical Officer, Neurology Business Group
Chief Medical Officer, Neurology Business Group

Lynn Kramer

Vice President
President, Asia and Latin America Region

Sayoko Sasaki

Vice President
Chief Compliance Officer
Internal Control

Junichi Asatani

Vice President
President & COO, Eisai Inc.
Oncology Commercial, Americas

Shaji Procida

Vice President
Chief Discovery Officer, Neurology Business Group

Teiji Kimura

Vice President
Head of Regional Cooperation Shuto-Ken Headquarters, Eisai Japan
China and Asia Coordination, Eisai Japan

Hidenori Yabune

Vice President
Chief Quality Officer
Global Product Emergency Management

Hiroyuki Kato

Vice President
Chief Strategy Officer, Neurology Business Group
Head of Strategy Department, Neurology Business Group
Data Administration Officer, Neurology Business Group

Alexander Scott

Vice President
President, Eisai Japan

Masayuki Miyajima

Vice President
Global Partnership Development

Tatsuyuki Yasuno

Vice President
President, Eisai China Holdings Ltd.
President, Eisai China Inc.

Yanhui Feng

Vice President
President, Eisai Demand Chain Systems

Yoshiteru Kato

Vice President
Chief Planning Officer
Head of Corporate Planning Department

Mitsuaki Tanaka

Vice President
Japan Business Strategy 
President, Consumer hhc Business Division 
API Solutions

Shohei Kanazawa

Vice President
Corporate Affairs
Global Value & Access

Masatomi Akana

Vice President
Chief Medical Officer Japan and Asia 
Head of Medical Headquarters

Hiroyuki Kobayashi

Vice President
Head of Medicine Development Center
hhc Data Creation Center

Akiko Nakahama

Vice President
Chief Strategy Officer
Head of Corporate Strategy Department

Kazumasa Nagayama

June 20, 2018