Amgen Astellas BioPharma Appoints Leadership Team, Begins Operations


Amgen Astellas BioPharma K.K., a joint venture between Amgen and Astellas, a leading Tokyo-based, global pharmaceutical company, officially began business operations on October 1, 2013.

Amgen Astellas BioPharma is the product of a unique alliance between Amgen and Astellas that was announced in May of 2013 and focuses on the co-development and co-commercialization in Japan of five Amgen pipeline medicines.  The new joint venture company is headquartered in Tokyo and will be led by Eiichi Takahashi, who serves as general manager.

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Amgen Astellas Biopharma Team

The Amgen Astellas BioPharma team celebrates the opening of the joint venture in Tokyo on October 1

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