Katsuro Kuroda


Office Location: Tokyo

Phone: +81 3 45207800

Katsuro Kuroda is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles' Life Sciences Practice in Tokyo, serving the needs of pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors as well as biotechnology, medical device and diagnostic companies in Japan and other countries.

Previously, Katsutro spent 28 years at Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Ltd., Japan and was president and general manager of Takeda Pharmaceuticals (Taiwan) Ltd., vice-president of Tianjin Takeda Pharmaceuticals Co. Ltd. and Takeda UK Limited. In addition to working for ten years on overseas assignments in Aachen, Germany; London; Taipei and Beijing, he was in a direct sales role as medical representative in Japan for four years.


Katsuro has a bachelor's degree from the German faculty from Osaka University of Foreign Studies, presently Osaka University.