1. Takeda Announces Candidates for Board of Directors at Upcoming Shareholders Meeting

    Takeda Announces Candidates for Board of Directors at Upcoming Shareholders Meeting

    Takeda today announced that its Board of Directors will propose two new candidates for independent external directors at the 146 th Ordinary Meeting of Shareholders on June 29, 2022. The new candidates, Kimberly A. Reed and John Maraganore, who – if approved – will join the Board effective June 29, will succeed Toshiyuki Shiga and Shiro Kuniya who have announced their intention to retire...

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    1. I would like to thank Masahiro for his work as chair of the Board Meetings. Takeda's transformation and current success was greatly impacted by his leadership. I am confident that Masami, if approved as member of the Board, will chair our Board meeting very effectively.
    2. Takeda is striving to develop its governance even further. We want to continue advancing the diversity of the Board, both in gender and nationalities, while ensuring good representation of our Japanese and international stakeholders without expanding the Board further.
    3. I admire Takeda's transformation journey into a top-tier global pharmaceutical company and, if approved, I look forward to working alongside the rest of the Board to support the company's mission to deliver breakthrough medicines through its leading science and commercial capabilities.
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