Women In Healthcare – Japan Podcast 4 – Yuuri Ueda

Welcome back to “Women in Healthcare- Japan”- Today’s guest- Kay Deguchi.

Kay has more than 15 years of experience in healthcare industry. 

She has worked across US, Australia and Japan with increasing responsibilities at Johnson & Johnson’s pharmaceutical arm, Janssen Pharmaceuticals. 

She became the President at Stryker Japan in 2009 and the President of AbbVie Japan in 2014.

Since then,  She has been the Vice Director at Ochanomizu Orthopaedic Rehab Clinic that specializes in self-rehabilitation. The clinic has treated over 60,000 patients.

Kay is professor at Kenichi Ohmae Graduate School of Business where she teaches Corporate Finance. She also serves as an independent director for several companies.

Kay is a graduate of Tokyo University and has graduated from Harvard Business School with Distinction.

 She serves as Vice President of HBS Club of Japan and organizes series of event focusing on entrepreneurship and technology.


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