Chugai Japan

Leading Biopharma in Japan and a member of the Roche Group.

Company Profile

Company Name

Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Revenue

¥686,184 million (Consolidated, as of December 31, 2019)

Representative

Tatsuro Kosaka, Chairman & CEO

Dr. Osamu Okuda, President & COO

Number of employees

7,394 (Consolidated, as of December 31, 2019)

Foundation

March 10, 1925

Principal lines of business

Research, development, manufacturing, sale, importation, and exportation of the pharmaceuticals

Establishment

March 08, 1943

Head office

1-1 Nihonbashi-Muromachi 2-chome, Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower (Reception15F) Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-8324 Japan

Stated capital

¥73,202 million (Consolidated, as of December 31, 2019)

Telephone

81-(0)3-3281-6611

Financial year-end

December 31

History

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1925

Juzo Ueno founded Chugai Shinkyaku Co., Ltd. and began the import and sale of medicinal drugs.

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1943

Reorganized into a corporation and company name changed to Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Photo of Matsunage Plant)

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2002

Announcement of the strategic alliance with Roche and started business with Roche.

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2012

Established Chugai Pharmabody Research Pte. Ltd. In Singapore