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We Live and Work Around the World

Takeda is a truly global and diverse organization that has been recognized globally as a top employer. We work across borders and time zones to deliver our mission of better health and a brighter future. Our employees live all over the world and we are united by our shared vision to meet the needs of patients, wherever they are.


Founded in 1781 in Osaka, Takeda has been the leading pharmaceutical company in Japan for decades. Our global headquarters are in Tokyo, and we have research and development facilities in Hikari, Tokyo, Shonan and Osaka, production bases in Hikari and Osaka, and sales and marketing offices across the country.

United States and Canada

Takeda is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the United States. Our strong commitment to the U.S. includes a significant R&D presence (Boston and San Diego), Oncology and Vaccines headquarters (Boston), manufacturing capabilities (Brooklyn Park, Minnesota) and commercial headquarters in Deerfield, Illinois with a focus on marketing products for patients living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease and major depressive disorder. We also have commercial locations in Canada.

To view a panoramic tour of the Cambridge office, study a map of the Takeda campus, and see which attractions are close by, click here.

Click here to explore our Internship and Graduate Programs available for all US candidates.


Zurich, Switzerland, is the regional headquarters of our 30 markets across Europe and also includes other global functions and divisions such as Global Manufacturing and Supply, Global Medical Affairs, Oncology, Global Commercial and Vaccines. There are offices in France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Southern & Central Europe, and the Nordics-Baltics. We also have manufacturing sites in Asker, Norway, Oranienberg and Singen in Germany, Yaroslavl in Russia, Grange Castle and Bray in Ireland, Linz in Austria, Lyszkowice in Poland and Hobro in Denmark.

Emerging Markets

Headquartered in Singapore, our Emerging Markets region has a presence across very diverse geographic areas, which encompass approximately 80% of the world’s population. There are Takeda offices located in Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), China, Mexico, South America, the Middle East, Africa, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States. We also have manufacturing sites across the region, including in Brazil and China.

Where will you start your Takeda career?