Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. is the largest pharmaceutical company in Asia and one of the top 20 largest pharmaceutical companies in the world by revenue. The company has over 49,578 employees worldwide and achieved US$19.299 billion in revenue during the 2018 fiscal year.
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. is a research-based global pharmaceutical company that engages in the manufacture, sale, import, export, and marketing of pharmaceutical drugs. It operates through the following segments: Ethical Drug Business, Consumer Healthcare Business, and Others. The Ethical Drugs Business segment provides the manufacture and sale of pharmaceutical products. The Consumer Healthcare Business segment provides the manufacture and sale of healthcare drugs and quasi-drugs. The Others segment provides the manufacture and sale of reagents, clinical diagnostics, and chemical products. The company was founded by Takeda Chobei on June 12, 1781 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.