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Koji Hirabata, Locust Walk
Koji Hirabata

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Koji joined Locust Walk in 2017. Koji brings extensive operating, analytical and strategic planning experience to the Japan office. Prior to joining the Locust Walk team, Koji enjoyed a successful 12-year career at Astellas Pharma Inc., where he held a number of positions including regional brand manager of immunology drugs in the Asia Pacific region. In this position, Koji worked to maximize the value of Astellas immunology products in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, India and Australia.

Koji holds an MBA from Bond University in Australia and an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Kinki University in Japan.

Koji lives in Tokyo with his wife and two children and enjoys swimming and playing the ukulele.