Business Wire

Takeda Announces the Submission of its Corporate Governance Report to the Tokyo Stock Exchange

Share

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda”) (TOKYO:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced that it has filed its Corporate Governance Report with the Tokyo Stock Exchange (“TSE”) in accordance with the regulations* for TSE listed companies. The Report can be accessed on Takeda’s website at: https://www.takeda.com/who-we-are/corporate-governance/.

This report is prepared based on the revised Corporate Governance Code as in effect as of June 11, 2021. It describes the latest corporate governance features of our Company, including the new structure of the Board of Directors after the 146th General Shareholder’s Meeting held on June 29, 2022.

Key elements of Takeda’s Corporate Governance Report:

  • Takeda aims for increased transparency and objectivity of the Board of Directors by maintaining the high composition ratio of Independent External Directors (4 Internal Directors and 11 Independent External Directors) and having an independent external director serve as the Chair of the Board meeting.
  • The Board of Directors is composed of diverse members with various background, experiences and knowledge (BOD Skill Matrix), to help enable strategic discussions and effective supervision of the Company.
  • The Audit and Supervisory Committee, and the Nomination/Compensation Committees as advisory committees for the Board of Directors are composed entirely of Independent External Directors, including each head/chairperson, in order to ensure the independence of each committee.
  • Internal directors receive a certain level of delegation of authority from the Board of Directors, and the Takeda Executive Team, which is diverse in terms of background, nationality, gender, and age, ensures agile and efficient decision-making based on strategic discussions at the management committee meetings.

Takeda’s latest Corporate Governance Report can be found at the information disclosure site operated by the Japan Exchange Group which consists of the TSE and other exchanges in Japan at:
https://www2.jpx.co.jp/tseHpFront/CGK020010Action.do?Show=Show

Takeda also furnished the English version of the Corporate Governance Report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), available at www.sec.gov.

Additionally, Takeda’s corporate governance policy as well as overall Environmental, Social and Governance information is explained in detail in its 2022 Annual Integrated Report for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2022. This report can be accessed on Takeda’s website at: https://www.takeda.com/corporate-responsibility/reporting-on-sustainability/annual-integrated-report/

*TSE’s Securities Listing Regulations [Rule 419].

About Takeda

Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Genetics and Hematology, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people’s lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries and regions. For more information, visit https://www.takeda.com.

To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Contact information

Media Contacts:

J apanese Media
Jun Saito
jun.saito@takeda.com
+81 (0) 3-3278-2325

U.S. and International Media
Megan Ostrower
megan.ostrower@takeda.com
+1 772-559-4924

About Business Wire

For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.

Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Feeling ’22: Mary Kay Inc. Announces Awards, Milestones, and Accomplishments From First Half of the Year28.7.2022 20:02:00 EEST | Press release

Mary Kay Inc. is feeling ’22. Throughout the first half of the year, the iconic global entrepreneurship company has furthered its innovations in skin science, continued its social impact efforts, and garnered several prestigious awards for its business and leadership. It’s a thing of beauty—and the nearly 60-year-old brand is just getting started. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220728005228/en/ Mary Kay logo (Graphic: Mary Kay Inc.) 2022 AWARDS & HIGHLIGHTS 30 total awards for business excellence, social impact and sustainability 10 employer awards recognizing Mary Kay as a great place to work and for operational excellence 7 awards for Mary Kay’s c-suite and senior leadership 17 self-released reports reinforcing Mary Kay’s operational and philanthropic efforts supporting its sustainability commitments for its Enriching Lives Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow strategy 3 mentions in annual reports from social i

Asaf Ashkenazi Named CEO of Verimatrix28.7.2022 19:00:00 EEST | Press release

Regulatory News: Verimatrix (Euronext Paris: VMX) (Paris:VMX), today announced the appointment of Asaf Ashkenazi as Chief Executive Officer effective Monday, August 1st, 2022. Amedeo D’Angelo, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 2015, remains Executive Chairman of Verimatrix effective the same day. Asaf Ashkenazi joined Verimatrix in 2018 and currently serves as Chief Operating Officer. He will lead the company’s ongoing business model transformation announced last year that focuses on recurring subscription-based revenue sources and new products. “This evolution and reinforcement of the Verimatrix governance structure aligns well with the company’s needs as we further the progression of our business model,” Amedeo D’Angelo said. “I look forward to working closely with Asaf in his newly expanded role as CEO during this strategic development of Verimatrix.” Previously leading the company’s R&D, product, sales and marketing operations, Asaf Ashkenazi will continue to harness his d

GUESS Heads to Granada for the 2022 Fall/Winter Advertising Campaign28.7.2022 18:00:00 EEST | Press release

The new GUESS Fall-Winter 2022 advertising campaign sees the brand off to explore the history-steeped streets of Granada, Spain. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220728005098/en/ GUESS Heads to Granada for the 2022 Fall/Winter Advertising Campaign (Photo: Business Wire) The FW22 campaign is immortalized through the lens of fashion photographer Tatiana Gerusova, under the guidance of GUESS?, Inc.’s Chief Creative Officer, Paul Marciano. The new campaign features a sizzling lineup: German-born, Polish fashion model Kim Dammer, Serbian model Nina Kostić, Spanish model Lidia Santos, Italian model Mario Ermito, and French model Xavier Grey. GUESS Women The campaign showcases an enticing array of GUESS pieces, highlighting must-have accessories and elevated animal and botanical prints. The collection brings a fresh and youthful breeze of contemporary color and style to grey winter days. Against the alluring continent

Innovaderm Bolsters European Presence With Two Newly-Established Operations Hubs (Spain & Poland)28.7.2022 17:00:00 EEST | Press release

Innovaderm announced today that its strategic European expansion initiative has reached a major milestone with the launch of two key centres of operations in Poland and Spain. Biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies can officially partner with the CRO’s team of experts in Europe to manage clinical trials in psoriasis, acne, atopic dermatitis and other dermatology indications. This includes adherence to stringent regulatory requirements, patient recruitment, site selection, clinical monitoring and protocol writing. “To date, we have successfully completed more than 500 clinical trials at 2,900 sites,” says Dave Selkirk, Innovaderm’s Chief Operating Officer. “The presence of two operations hubs in Europe will allow us to go one step further and accelerate the development of promising therapies that have the potential to transform lives. As we look to the future, our goal is to continue supporting innovation in research and the increasing number of patients with skin conditions worldwi

Echosens Partners with World Hepatitis Alliance on World Hepatitis Day, July 28, Urges Importance of Testing and Treatment28.7.2022 16:07:00 EEST | Press release

Echosens, a high-technology company offering liver diagnostic solutions, establishes its support of World Hepatitis Day (WHD), July 28 by partnering with the World Hepatitis Alliance as a bronze sponsor. The commemoration calls for greater awareness of the 357 million people who live with viral hepatitis but are unaware of it. The campaign’s theme “I can’t wait” highlights the need to accelerate the fight against viral hepatitis and the importance of testing and treatment for the real people who need it. “Echosens recognizes that every 30 seconds, someone in the world dies from a hepatitis-related illness, and we join hands with organizations throughout the world to advance increased vigilance around liver health,” says Dominque Legros, Echosens Group CEO. “It is gratifying to see that this year's theme for World Hepatitis Day aligns with our mission for early detection that can result in more effective intervention, treatment and better outcomes.” Viral hepatitis is an inflammation of

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom