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May 14, 2014

Announcement of the death of our company's Honorary Chairman, Kunio Kanzawa (former Chairman)

Kissei Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.



We are very sorry to announce that our company's Honorary Chairman, Kunio Kanzawa (former Chairman) passed away peacefully on May 11, 2014. He was ninety-two years old.

In accordance with his wishes, Mr. Kanzawa's family has held a private funeral.


  Name:   Kunio Kanzawa

  Birthdate: June 22, 1921 (age at death: 92)

  Resume: 1948 Joined Kissei Yakuhin Kogyo Co., Ltd.*
          1956 Member of the Board of Directors
          1957 Junior Managing Director
          1961 Senior Managing Director
          1966 President
          1992 Chairman
          2010 Honorary Chairman
          *In 1964, the corporate name was changed to Kissei Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd..