• SHARE

GENEVA (Kyodo) The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations said Wednesday that Eisai Co. President Haruo Naito has assumed the presidency, becoming the first Japanese to head the Geneva-based industry body.

His predecessor, Fred Hassan, chairman and chief executive officer of Schering-Plough Corp., stepped down as his firm’s merger with Merck & Co. was completed before his two-year term as IFPMA chief expired.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW