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March 18, 2019PDF file:New window opensPDF(138KB)

Kyowa Kirin Asia Pacific Announces Establishment of Subsidiary in Australia

Tokyo, Japan, March 18, 2019 --- Kyowa Kirin Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. (President: Chikakuni Kotani, Kyowa Kirin Asia Pacific), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd. (President & COO: Masashi Miyamoto, Kyowa Hakko Kirin), announces it has established an Australian subsidiary, named Kyowa Kirin Australia Pty Ltd (Kyowa Kirin Australia). With the establishment of Kyowa Kirin Australia, Kyowa Kirin Asia Pacific aims to launch Kyowa Hakko Kirin's global strategic products in the country.

"It is our pleasure to announce we have incorporated our subsidiary in Australia," said Chikakuni Kotani, President of Kyowa Kirin Asia Pacific. "It was announced last month that Kyowa Kirin Group will be shifting to a new global management structure under the "One Kyowa Kirin" policy. Kyowa Kirin Group will be organized into four regions: North America, EMEA, Asia Pacific and Japan, and business expansion will be accelerated globally. This is Kyowa Kirin Asia Pacific's first entry into Oceania and we are excited about the future possibilities. We believe Kyowa Kirin Australia will contribute to the health and well-being of patients and families in Australia."

Overview of the Establishment
Company Name Kyowa Kirin Australia Pty Ltd
Established February 27, 2019
Location Sydney (planned)
General Manager To be decided
Paid-in Capital 5,000,000 AUD
Shareholders Kyowa Kirin Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. 100%
Description of business Sale of pharmaceutical products in Australia

The Kyowa Hakko Kirin Group companies strive to contribute to the health and well-being of people around the world by creating new value through the pursuit of advances in life sciences and technologies.

About Kyowa Kirin

Kyowa Hakko Kirin is a research-based life sciences company, with special strengths in biotechnologies. In the core therapeutic areas of oncology, nephrology and immunology/allergy, Kyowa Hakko Kirin leverages leading-edge biotechnologies centered on antibody technologies, to continually discover innovative new drugs and to develop and market those drugs world-wide. In this way, the company is working to realize its vision of becoming a Japan-based global specialty pharmaceutical company that contributes to the health and wellbeing of people around the world.
Kyowa Kirin Asia Pacific is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kyowa Hakko Kirin, located in Singapore.
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