Takeda’s Strategic Run Up To Nycomed
With the acquisition of Nycomed, Takeda’s long-standing strategy for becoming a world-class pharma has come into focus. The company spent much of the past decade building up its pipeline, globalizing R&D and importing Western staff, assets, platforms and processes. It also began a hectic period of M&A unparalleled among Japanese companies, culminating in 2011 with its acquisition of Nycomed. Now its focus will need to shift from big acquisitions and organizational makeover to execution.
You may also be interested in...
Having emerged from a radical restructuring with new senior management, a revamped portfolio and a strategic ambition to morph into an oncology powerhouse on the back of its emerging markets business, CEO Belén Garijo says Merck Serono is poised to enter its growth phase.
In a wide-ranging interview conducted at Elsevier’s PSA 2013 conference, Takeda’s R&D chief spoke of progress in building a global vaccine business, of the key late-stage assets that will carry the company into the next decade, and of business development priorities in the post-Nycomed era.
In an interview with “The Pink Sheet” at Elsevier’s PSA 2013 conference, Takeda’s R&D chief spoke of progress in building a global vaccine business and of the key late-stage assets that will carry the company into the next decade.