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Takeda completes Shire acquisition

Takeda completes Shire acquisition

NEW YORK — Takeda Pharmaceutical has completed its acquisition of Shire, 8 months after the deal was announced, according to a press release. The deal was approved by 89.1% of Takeda’s shareholders and 99.8% of Shire’s shareholders, the release said. “We are delighted that the acquisition was approved by an overwhelming majority of our shareholders

Takeda U.S.A. names president

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Ramona Sequeira has been appointed president of Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. Inc., a unit of Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. The company said this week that Sequeira will lead all business operations for the United States and report to Christophe Weber, president and chief executive officer of Takeda. She joins Takeda from her most recent