Managing Director and Head of Asia
Mr. Yamamoto has more than 15 years of business management expertise in pharmaceutical companies in Pan-Asia.
Previously, Mr. Yamamoto worked at SanBio as Corporate Officer, where he was in charge of expanding regenerative medicine in Japan and Asia. Prior to SanBio, he was Managing Director of Santen Asia and Vice President of Santen China, where he managed the launch and business operations in the ASEAN region and in China.
Mr. Yamamoto started his career at Eisai Co., Ltd., and AbbVie Inc., where he led Japan sales and Asian business development activities.
Mr. Yamamoto holds a degree in chemical engineering from Doshisha University and an MBA from the National University of Singapore.
Outside of work, Mr. Yamamoto enjoys traveling all over the world for wine collection and watching football.