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Hiroshi Murata
V.P., General Manager, Pharmaceutical Technology Division at Chugai Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.


He joined Chugai Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., and started his career in the analytical research lab, which was responsible for CMC (Chemistry, Manufacturing and Control) of new molecular entities, and gained experience in the development of several pharmaceutical candidates including monoclonal antibodies.  Then he continued to develop his career in the technical regulatory and project management area in the position of manager.  In 2016, he assumed the position of a general manager of Pharmaceutical Technology Division, which organization is responsible for whole area of the production including chemistry, manufacturing and control from clinical development stage to the entire product life cycle.

Agenda Sessions

  • Strategies To Accelerate Process Development And Reduce Manufacturing Cost For Biologics: A Case Study In Chugai Pharmaceutical