Skip Navigation
Japanese Returning User Login Visit

When teams succeed, patients benefit.

For more than 230 years, Takeda has brought the hope of Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world through our empathetic and people-centered approach to science and medicine. Driven by our mission, we embrace innovation, and focus our research and development on three main therapeutic areas: gastroenterology, oncology, and the central nervous system, and vaccines. We focus on solving unmet needs where we can make a real difference—and on putting patients first.

We Put People First
Our people-first mission extends beyond the patients to include their families, their communities, and our own Takeda colleagues and their families. It is our passion that transforms every job into meaningful action. We are people-focused and that means our people are truly at the heart of our company.

Our Stories

We Lead Through Empowerment and Trust
At Takeda, an entrepreneurial spirit, agile thinking, and perseverance drive transformative opportunities for professional and personal growth. Our foundation of science encourages employees to embrace challenges and strive for excellence in everything they do. We inspire and empower employees through trust and respect, genuine and supportive managers, and innovative leaders at all levels.

Our Leadership Team

We Have a Heritage of Outstanding Values
At Takeda, integrity is the core of everything we do. We serve patients best by putting their trust first, and by truly embracing the core values of Takeda-ism: Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance. Since our founding in 1781, we have incorporated these values into everything we do—from how we make decisions to how we interact with patients and one another.

Our History

We Empower Our People to Shine
Working with us, you will enhance people’s lives every day—including your own. And that’s why it’s important to us that our employees feel equipped to perform to the very best of their ability. At Takeda, everyone works together to bring a Better Health and a Brighter Future for millions of patients worldwide, and to do that, we empower our people to shine at every step.

Our People