Councilor, Asia Pacific Initiative and Former Chairman, Institute for Strategic Leadership
Yasuchika Hasegawa was Chairman of the Board of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd. He has been with the company since 1970, including three years in Germany and ten years in the United States as Vice President and then President of TAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Chicago. He joined Takeda’s Board of Directors in 1999, became President in 2003, Chief Executive Officer in 2009, and Chairman in 2014. He retired from Takeda in June 2019.