Feb. 24, 2017Corporate
Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma announces Changes of Representative Directorsand Executive Officers
Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Osaka, Japan; President: Masayo Tada) today announced that at its meeting held on February 24, 2017, the Board of Directors decided to change the following Representative Directors and Executive Officers.
Ⅰ. Representative Directors (effective April 1, 2017)
- (1) Reason
With the retirement of one of the current Representative Directors, Hiroshi Noguchi, from Executive Officer and Representative Director, a new Representative Director will be appointed.
(2) Changes of Representative Directors
Newly appointed Name New Position Current position Hiroshi Nomura Representative Director, Executive Vice President Member, Board of Directors, Executive Vice President To be retired Name New Position Current position Hiroshi Noguchi Member, Board of Directors Representative Director, Senior Executive Vice President
Ⅱ. Changes in Executive Officers
(1) New Executive Officers (effective April 1, 2017)
Mitsuyuki Taniguchi (currently Deputy Executive Director, Sales & Marketing Division)
Atsuko Higuchi (currently Senior Communication Officer)
Shigeyuki Nishinaka (currently Senior Director, Global Business Development)
(2) Retiring Executive Officers (effective March 31, 2017)
Hiroshi Noguchi (currently Representative Director, Senior Executive Vice President)
Masaru Ishidahara (currently Member, Board of Directors, Senior Executive Officer)
Yoshinori Oh-e (currently Senior Executive Officer)
Ⅲ. Brief Personal History of New Representative Director
- Hiroshi Nomura (Mr.)
- Chiba Prefecture, Japan
- Graduated from the Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo.
- August 31, 1957
- Business Career:
- April 1981
- Joined Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
- Dec. 2007
- Retired from Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
- Jan. 2008
- Joined Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd.
- June 2008
- Appointed Executive Officer
- June 2012
- Appointed Member, Board of Directors
- April 2014
- Appointed Member, Board of Directors, Senior Executive Officer
- April 2016
- Appointed Member, Board of Directors, Executive Vice President
- Company shares owned: