Osamu Nagayama

Summary

Osamu Nagayama (born April 21, 1947) was the chairman and chief executive officer of Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., one of Japan's largest drug companies.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Osamu Nagayama
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Osamu Nagayama (lower right) with the Board of Directors of the ICMEC
Born (1947-04-21) April 21, 1947 (age 75)
Alma materKeio University
OccupationChairman and chief executive officer of Chugai Pharmaceutical Co.
Chairman of the board of directors, Sony Corporation

He served as chairman of the board of directors of Sony Corporation from 2013 to 2019.[4][8]

In July 2020, Nagayama was announced as the new chairman of Japanese electronics company Toshiba.[9] In June 2021, Nagayama was ousted from his position as chairman of Toshiba following a shareholder revolt.[10]

Nagayama is Japanese.[6] He obtained his bachelor's degree from Keio University in 1971, where he studied in the Faculty of Business and Commerce.[5][6] He began his professional career in 1971 at the Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan.[6] He joined Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., in November 1978.[6][7]

Nagayama is a member of the board of directors of the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC), a global nonprofit organization that combats child sexual exploitation, child pornography, and child abduction.[11]

Preceded by Chairman of the Board of Sony Corporation
June 20, 2013–June 18, 2019
Succeeded by
Shuzo Sumi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rodwin, Marc A. (2011). Conflicts of Interest and the Future of Medicine: The United States, France and Japan. ISBN 9780199792504.
  2. ^ George Olcott (2009). Conflict and Change: Foreign Ownership and the Japanese Firm. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521878708.
  3. ^ "Volume 173, Issues 1–3". Forbes. 2004.
  4. ^ a b "Osamu Nagayama: Executive Profile & Biography". Business Week.
  5. ^ a b "Osamu Nagayama". Bloomberg.
  6. ^ a b c d e "Roche – Osamu Nagayama". roche.com. Archived from the original on 2015-02-04. Retrieved 2015-02-04.
  7. ^ a b "NOTICE OF CONVOCATION OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS FOR THE BUSINESS TERM ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2007"
  8. ^ "Sony Corporation Executive Appointments". Sony.
  9. ^ "Toshiba Nominates Highly-Qualified Slate of Directors, Issues Public Shareholder Letter". www.businesswire.com. 2020-06-22. Retrieved 2021-06-25.
  10. ^ "Toshiba: Scandal-hit chairman ousted by investors". BBC News. 2021-06-25. Retrieved 2021-06-25.
  11. ^ "ICMEC Board Members". ICMEC. Archived from the original on 2015-07-03.

External linksEdit

  • Osamu Nagayama bio – Roche