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)

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

Toru Yamashita

Biography

  • Apr. 1971

    Joined Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Public Corporation (known as NTT)

  • Jun. 1999

    Senior Vice President & Director, NTT DATA Corporation

  • Jun. 2003

    Executive Vice President & Director, NTT DATA Corporation

  • Jun. 2005

    Senior Executive Vice President and Representative Director, NTT DATA Corporation

  • Jun. 2007

    President and CEO, NTT DATA Corporation

  • Jun. 2012

    Director and Chief Corporate Adviser, NTT DATA Corporation

  • Apr. 2013

    (Cabinet office) Chair of Public Interest Commission (current)

  • Jun. 2013

    Outside Director, Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. (current)

  • Jun. 2014

    Chief Corporate Adviser, NTT DATA Corporation (current)

  • Jun. 2014

    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

  • Jun. 2015

    Chair of the Nomination Committee of the Company

  • Jul. 2015

    Outside Director, Sumitomo Life Insurance Company (current)

  • Jun. 2016

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

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

Ikuo Nishikawa

Biography

  • Sep. 1990

    Representative Partner, KPMG Century Audit Corporation (currently Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC)

  • Jan. 1993

    Japanese Representative, International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC)

  • Jul. 1995

    Executive Director, The Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • Apr. 2007

    Chairman, The Accounting Standards Board of Japan (ASBJ)

  • Apr. 2012

    Professor, Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University

  • Jun. 2014

    Outside Member of Audit & Supervisory Board, Nidec Corporation

  • Jun. 2014

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

  • Jun. 2014

    Outside Corporate Auditor MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Co., Ltd.

  • Jun. 2016

    Outside Corporate Auditor, Mitsubishi Corporation (current)

  • Jun. 2016

    Outside Director, Daiwa Securities Group Inc. (current)

  • Jun. 2016

    Outside Director, MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Co., Ltd. (Audit and Supervisory Committee member) (current)

  • Apr. 2017

    Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Business and Commerce, Keio University (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 Nomination Committee, Member of the Compensation Committee, Member of the Independent Committee of Outside Directors

Eiichiro Suhara

Biography

  • Aug. 1974

    Joined Mitsubishi Pencil Co., Ltd.

  • Mar. 1980

    Director of Mitsubishi Pencil Co., Ltd.

  • Mar. 1982

    Managing Director of Mitsubishi Pencil Co., Ltd.

  • Mar. 1985

    Director and Executive Vice President of Mitsubishi Pencil Co., Ltd.

  • Mar. 1987

    Representative Director and President of Mitsubishi Pencil Co., Ltd. (current)

  • Jun. 2015

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

  • Jun. 2015

    Outside Director, YOKOHAMA SHINKO Co., Ltd. (current)

  • Jun. 2016

    Chair of the Nomination Committee (current)

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

Yasuhiko Katoh

Biography

  • Apr. 1973

    Joined Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., 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 Nomination Committee (current), Member of the Independent Committee of Outside Directors (current), and Member of the Compensation Committee

  • Apr. 2017

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

  • Jun. 2017

    Chair of the Compensation Committee (current)

  • Jun. 2017

    Senior Advisor, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (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.

  • 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 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 Offices (currently Mori Hamada & Matsumoto)

  • Mar. 2003

    Founder and partner, Nakamura & Tsunoda Law Office (currently Nakamura, Tsunoda & Matsumoto) (current)

  • Jun. 2004

    Outside Corporate Auditor, ATLUS Co., Ltd.

  • Sep. 2004

    Outside Director, Polaris Principal Finance Co., Ltd. (currently Polaris Capital Group Co., Ltd.)

  • Jun. 2005

    Outside Corporate Auditor, INES Corporation

  • Jul. 2007

    Outside Corporate Auditor, Sealy Japan Co., Ltd. (currently SLEEP SELECT Co.,Ltd.) (current)

  • Apr. 2008

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

  • Apr. 2008

    Outside Corporate Auditor, Japan Stockholders Data Service Company, Limited

  • Apr. 2010

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

  • Mar. 2012

    Outside Corporate Auditor, BILCOM, Inc.

  • Apr. 2014

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

  • Mar. 2015

    Outside Corporate Auditor, BILCOM, Inc. (current)

  • Jun. 2016

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

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

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

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,
Head of Neurology Tsukuba Laboratory, Discovery, Medicine Creation,
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

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,
Head of Neurology Medical Department, Medical Headquarters

Hiroyuki Kobayashi

March 8, 2018