Magazine Article | May 9, 2017

Takeda Aims To Invent It Here & There

Source: Life Science Leader

By Wayne Koberstein, Executive Editor, Life Science Leader magazine
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Some companies seem to grow through sheer dynamism, absorbing and recreating their heritage as they go; others trace their roots back to the startup days and still measure their progress against their beginnings. Andrew Plump knows both environments, starting with his entry into the industry at the fabled Merck, then moving to the franchise-devouring Sanofi, and now leading a global overhaul of the R&D arm of Takeda, perhaps the world’s oldest pharma enterprise.