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Takeda Pharmaceutical

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

Kehoe to succeed Fairweather as CFO at WBA

Kehoe to succeed Fairweather as CFO at WBA

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) recently announced the appointment of James Kehoe as the company’s executive vice president and global chief financial officer, effective June 1. Kehoe will succeed George Fairweather, who has served as WBA’s global CFO since February 2015. Fairweather has been instrumental in the formation of WBA, the subsequent integration

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