Kenji Kuwabara

Kenji Kuwabara

Kenji Kuwabara

Standing Corporate Auditor

Career

Apr. 1983 Joined Nippon Shinyaku Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2004 Department Manager, Biological Research Dept., Discovery Research Labs., R&D
Apr. 2008 Department Manager, Nucleic Acid Business Promotion Dept., Nucleic Acid Business Div., R&D
Jan. 2010 Department Manager, Discovery Research Laboratories in Tsukuba, Discovery Research Labs., R&D
Apr. 2012 Department Manager, Alliance & Business Planning Dept., Business Development Div., R&D
Apr. 2016 General Manager, Beijing Representative Office
Apr. 2019 General Manager, Beijing Representative Office, Global Business Div.
Jun. 2019 General Manager, Beijing Representative Office, Global Business
Apr. 2020 Deputy Head, Global Business
Jun. 2020 Standing Corporate Auditor (current position)

Reasons for Appointment

Having joined the Company in 1983, Dr. Kenji Kuwabara took up the posts of, among others, Department Manager, Biological Research Department, Discovery Research Labs., from 2004, Department Manager, Nucleic Acid Business Promotion Department, from 2008, Department Manager, Discovery Research Laboratories in Tsukuba, from 2010, Department Manager, Alliance & Business Planning Department, from 2012, and General Manager, Beijing Representative Office, from 2016. Based on the foregoing, the Company regards him as being imbued with experience and ability appropriate for its corporate auditor.

Attendance at board meetings (FY2020): 12/12