Dr. Masafumi Yoshimoto

Dr. Masafumi Yoshimoto

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Dr Masafumi Yoshimoto is a representative and partner of our company on the Japanese pharmaceutical market.

He was awarded his Ph.D. in Pharmacy at the University of Tokyo and spent two years during this period at Pomona College in California (USA).

His activities focus on the areas of training, M&A and cooperation agreements between Japanese and European pharmaceutical companies. Dr Masafumi Yoshimoto has extensive experience of the Japanese pharmaceutical industry including working as Head of Licensing & Business Development at Sankyo Co. Ltd. (today: Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd.) for 10 years. At this company, he gained comprehensive knowledge and know-how of a wide variety of positions and tasks including licensing as well as research and development.

Dr Yoshimoto is actively involved in a number of business development committees and pharmaceutical associations. He is chairman of Pharma Delegates and has, as a result, built up a comprehensive network of contacts at senior level management in Japanese life science companies. He is currently a member of the board of the JPLA (Japan Pharmaceutical Licensing Association) as well as a well-known speaker at many international symposia.