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Directors

Akira Kurokawa

Representative Director of the Board, Chairman

  • Corporate management
  • Life science business
  • Understanding medical field and patients

Takeshi Ito

Representative Director of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

  • Life science business
  • Understanding medical field and patients

Kanoko Oishi

Director of the Board

  • Corporate management
  • Understanding medical field and patients
  • ESG and service to society

Yutaro Shintaku

Director of the Board

  • Corporate management
  • Life science business
  • Global leadership

Kunihito Minakawa

Director of the Board

  • Global leadership
  • Finance and accounting
  • Legal affairs and risk control

Noboru Kotani

Director of the Board

  • Corporate management
  • Life science business

Tamie Minami

Director of the Board

  • Life science business
  • Global leadership

*Outside Directors are independent officers as designed by the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Corporate Auditors

Hiroshi Isaka

Standing Corporate Auditor

  • Life science business
  • Understanding medical field and patients

Hirofumi Yasuhara

Outside Auditor

  • Corporate management
  • Global leadership
  • Finance and accounting

Yumiko Ito

Outside Auditor

  • Global leadership
  • Legal affairs and risk control
  • ESG and service to society

Masahiko Ikaga

Outside Auditor

  • Corporate management
  • Finance and accounting
  • Legal affairs and risk control

*Outside Auditor are independent officers as designed by the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Among skills respectively held, two or at most three skills, which are specifically advantageous or those with strong relevance to the businesses of Santen, are described.

  • Corporate management
  • Life science business
  • Understanding medical field and patients
  • Global leadership
  • Finance and accounting
  • Legal affairs and risk control
  • ESG and service to society

Executive Management Team / Corporate Officers

Executive Management Team

Head of Asia Business
Jozica Habijanic
Head of EMEA Business, Head of North America Business
Luis Iglesias
Head of Japan Business, Head of Japan Sales and Marketing Division, Head of Marketing Department
Ippei Kurihara
Head of China Business
Takayuki Yamada
Global Head, Cell & Gene Business Segment
Marianthi Psacha
Global Head, Medical Tech Solutions Business Segment
Robert Wagner
Head of Ophthalmology Innovation Center
Reza Haque
Chief Medical Officer
Peter Sallstig
Chief Product Supply Officer
Akio Kimura
Chief Digital & Information Officer
Minori Hara
Chief Communications Officer
Nobuko Kato
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Risk Officer
Kazuo Koshiji
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Mika Masunari
Chief Business Officer
Chris Reindel
Chief Strategy Officer, Chief HR, Sustainability & Administration Officer
Nikolaos Tripodis

Corporate Officers

Head of Sales Department, Japan Sales and Marketing Division
Shinichi Teramachi
Head of Supply Chain Division
Frank Binder
Global Head of Business Development, Strategy
Ken Araki
Global Head of Core Principle & People Centricity, HR, Sustainability & Administration
Takahiro Morita

Top Management