C-CAST: Executive Interview, Makoto Matsukawa
Executive interview with CMIC CDMO CEO, Makoto Matsukawa
- Current trends in the CDMO market
- Future outlook and vision of CMIC’s CDMO development
Mr. Matsukawa joined CMIC in 2012 as an executive officer for Corporate Planning and IPD business. Since 2013, he has been responsible for Corporate Business Development. Mr. Matsukawa started the first 15 years of his career at pharmaceutical and medical device companies, such as Baxter Healthcare. He made his career move to join Starbucks Coffee Japan as head of HR to build business foundation and also served as the head of marketing. Mr. Matsukawa became head of HR and corporate planning at Pacific Golf Management owned by Lone Star, where he turned around bankrupt golf course companies to achieve IPO listing at Tokyo Stock Exchange. Prior to joining CMIC, Mr. Matsukawa served as the head of HR/VP at Quintiles Japan. Currently, Mr. Matsukawa is the Representative Director & CEO of CMIC CMO Co. Ltd. (CDMO business) , as well as board member and Executive Vice President of CMIC HOLDINGS Co., Ltd.