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Takeda USA president: Drug affordability is issue the industry needs to address

Takeda USA president: Drug affordability is issue the industry needs to address

Ramona Sequeira was explaining why she reorganized divisions within her company when she said, "The functional organization that we had was suboptimizing our business and our ability to adapt and respond."

Say that again?

As president of Deerfield-based Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA, Sequeira sometimes uses business jargon and other cliches. When she's specific, you find a soft-spoken yet intense business leader who has broken glass ceilings in the drug industry. Part of her career success is her family's willingness to relocate so she can pursue better job opportunities.

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