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Japan-based Daiichi Sankyo announces new President and COO

01 February 2023 | News

A new Representative Director, President & COO, was appointed at the Board of Directors meeting based on the recommendation of the Nomination Committee

Daiichi Sankyo Company has announced the appointment of a new President & Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective as of April 1, 2023. The current Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Hiroyuki Okuzawa will be promoted to the post of president and COO. Sunao Manabe, current president and CEO, will become chairman and CEO.

With the aim of enhancing management structure to further strengthen execution in order to successfully achieve the 5YBP and realise the 2030 vision, “Innovative Global Healthcare Company Contributing to the Sustainable Development of Society,” a new Representative Director, President & COO, was appointed at the Board of Directors meeting based on the recommendation of the Nomination Committee.

Okuzawa joined Sankyo in April 1986. In 2017, he was appointed as the Vice President, Business Planning Dept. Later 2018, he started serving as the Corporate Officer, President.

In 2021, he became the Executive Officer, Head of Corporate Planning & Management Division and CFO of the Company. He was further given additional roles of Director, Executive Officer, Head of Corporate Planning & Management Division, and Director, Senior Executive Officer, Head of Corporate Planning & Management Div.

 

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