Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Native name
Chūgai Seiyaku kabushiki gaisha
TypePublic KK
IndustryPharmaceutical Industry, Business import, production and development of drugs for medical sales
FoundedMarch 8, 1943
HeadquartersNihonbashi Mitsui Tower, Nihonbashi Muromachi 2-1-1, Chūō, Tokyo
On the registration Headquarter: Tokyo Kita (Tokyo)
Key people
Osamu Nagayama - Chairman and Tatsuro Kosaka - CEO
Revenue72.9 billion capital of 47 million yen. Standalone sales of 329.2 billion yen and 344.8 billion yen consolidated
(December 2007)
ParentHoffmann-La Roche (61.62%) (in Japanese)

Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (中外製薬株式会社, Chūgai Seiyaku kabushiki gaisha) is a drug manufacturer operating in Japan. It is a subsidiary controlled by Hoffmann-La Roche, which owns 62% of the company as of 30 June 2014.[1] The company is headquartered in Tokyo. Osamu Nagayama is the current representative director and chairman. Tatsuro Kosaka is the current representative director, president and CEO.



This is a timeline of important events of Chugai Pharmaceutical.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Cortez, Michelle Fay; Matsuyama, Kanoko (25 August 2014). "Roche Said to Have Decided Against Bid for Rest of Chugai". Bloomberg.
  2. ^ "History of Chugai Pharmaceutical". 23 December 2015. Archived from the original on 1 November 2020. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  3. ^ Staff (2 March 2015). "Chugai to Co-Develop Athersys' Cell Therapy in Japan in Up-to-$205M Partnership". Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (Paper, Vol 35, i 7, p. 12). Retrieved 11 June 2016.
  4. ^ "FDA Approves Treatment for Rare Disease Affecting Optic Nerves, Spinal Cord". U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 17 August 2020. Retrieved 18 August 2020.