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Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Takeda is a patient-focused, values-based, R&D-driven global biopharmaceutical company committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to people worldwide. Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. (TPUSA) is among the top-25 largest pharmaceutical companies in the United States. Founded in 1998, as Takeda's largest business unit outside of Japan, the U.S. Business Unit continues to be a key contributor to our global growth and success. TPUSA focuses on Oncology, Rare Diseases, Neuroscience and Gastroenterology. We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. Everything we do at Takeda starts with this question: How can we do more for our patients? We are guided towards an answer by focusing on – in this order – our four priorities:
1) Put the patient at the center
2) Build trust with society
3) Reinforce our reputation
4) Develop the business
Adhering to these priorities has been and will continue to be fundamental to our success.
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We are committed to bringing better health and a brighter future to patients by translating science into life-changing medicines. Our research and development efforts are focused on oncology, gastroenterology and central nervous system therapeutic areas plus vaccines.... Read more


We serve the needs of our patients, wherever they are. We earn the trust of society and customers through Takeda-ism. We are recognized as best in class because of agility and innovation, qualities that help us build a steady pipeline and deliver growth, year on year.... Read more


Our mission is to strive towards Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.... Read more

Additional Culture Details

At Takeda, our core values and broad range of inclusive programs and policies make for a strong culture that helps us to attract and retain our top talent. Our voluntary turnover rate is well below the industry average. Our employees have many opportunities to share their experiences, including regular conversations with their managers, periodic engagement surveys and third-party surveys related to best-company awards. In our latest internal survey 94% of employees said they’re excited about the way their work contributes to Takeda’s success, and 91% said they’re proud to work for Takeda.... Read more


Takeda-ism is the unchanging set of core values that guides all our activities. We pledge to act with Integrity – comprising of Fairness, Honesty and Perseverance – at all times, especially when facing difficulties or challenges. In our day-to-day work, we focus on the following values while upholding the highest ethical standards: Diversity, Teamwork, Commitment, Transparency, Passion and Innovation.


Lexington , MA


18,348 US Employees



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