Dr. Takayuki Yoshioka joined Shionogi in 1990 in Osaka, Japan and was responsible for the company’s pharmaceutical research in oncology. In his nearly 30 year tenure with Shionogi, Dr. Yoshioka has led the organization in multiple capacities including global development, global quality assurance, pharmacovigilence, and regulatory management. In his most recent role, Dr. Yoshioka served as Senior Executive Officer and Senior Vice President for the Supply Chain Management division. In that role, he was responsible for the worldwide management of Shionogi’s global supply including, procurement for manufacturing, manufacturing strategy and import/export oversight. Dr. Yoshioka also served as Chair of both the global supply, quality, manufacturer and CMC committee and the global sales and operations committee. Prior to joining Shionogi, Dr. Yoshioka gained accolades as a visiting scientist in the Virology Laboratory with the American Red Cross and was a visiting fellow in the Laboratory of Molecular Virology of the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute. Dr. Yoshioka holds his Ph.D. from the Osaka University Medical School and a Master Degree from the University of Tsukuba Medical School.