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The formed Executive Management Team (EMT) aims to enhance its competitiveness as a global company, increasing the capability of strategy implementation and realizing even greater growth over the medium to long-term. Each EMT member will be responsible for execution with CEO of strategic planning and swift management decision-making.

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Takeshi Ito

Representative Director of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
(Japan)

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Jozica Habijanic

Head of Asia Business
(Singapore)

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Luis Iglesias

Head of EMEA Business, Head of North America Business
(Switzerland)

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Ippei Kurihara

Head of Japan Business, Head of Japan Sales and Marketing Division, Head of Marketing Department
(Japan)

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Takayuki Yamada

Head of China Business
(China)

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Marianthi Psacha

Global Head, Cell & Gene Business Segment
(Switzerland)

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Robert Wagner

Global Head, Medical Tech Solutions Business Segment
(Singapore)

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Reza Haque

Head of Ophthalmology Innovation Center
(United States)

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Peter Sallstig

Chief Medical Officer
(Japan)

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Akio Kimura

Chief Product Supply Officer
(Japan)

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Minori Hara

Chief Digital & Information Officer
(Switzerland)

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Nobuko Kato

Chief Communications Officer
(Japan)

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Kazuo Koshiji

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Risk Officer
(Japan)

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Mika Masunari

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
(Japan)

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Chris Reindel

Chief Business Officer
(Switzerland)

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Nikolaos Tripodis

Chief Strategy Officer, Chief HR, Sustainability & Administration Officer
(Switzerland)

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Each EMT has leadership experience drawn from global companies, diverse and abundant business experience in each market, and high expertise in functions inside and outside the life sciences sector. They play an important role as a driving force to bring out Santen's breakthrough growth potential for the next 10 years.

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