Takeshi Masuda, President and CEO
Mr. Takeshi Masuda was inducted as President and CEO of BioWa, Inc. on April 1, 2016. Mr. Masuda has extensive background incorporate accounting and finance, corporate planning, strategic planning and execution, and business development and has continuously served in positions of increasing responsibility and authority spanning couple of decades with KIRIN group.
Mr. Masuda has concurrently served as President and CEO of Kyowa Kirin USA Holdings, Inc. as of January 1, 2016, which is the holding company of US-based pharmaceutical affiliated companies of Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd.
Mr. Masuda received his Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and Management from Hitotsubashi University in Japan. Mr. Masuda also completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard Business School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.