Management Team
Mr. Takamune Yasuda

President

Mr. Takamune Yasuda was appointed President of ANASPEC & EGT NA in June of 2016. He also serves as Executive Officer of Kaneka Corporation.
Mr. Masatoshi Yoshimatsu

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Masatoshi Yoshimatsu serves as Chief Financial Officer of ANASPEC & EGT NA, and is also Director of Corporate Planning for Kaneka Corporation.

AnaSpec and EGT NA are subsidiaries of Eurogentec, which is part of the Kaneka Corporation.

About Eurogentec

Eurogentec was founded in 1985 as a spin-off company of the University of Liège (Belgium). Its mission is to develop and deliver reliable, innovative products and services to the life science community. Eurogentec contributes to improving health and fighting disease by supplying products and services to scientists involved in life science research, molecular diagnostics, and therapeutic developments. The Li├Ęge-based company is recognised as one of the major suppliers in the field of genomics and proteomics as well as a trusted Contract Manufacturing Organisation (CMO) for the bio-production of pharmaceuticals (vaccines and medicines). In 2010, Eurogentec joined the Kaneka Corporation, a large Japanese chemical company focusing on technology and innovation. The Eurogentec Group is based in Belgium and has strategically-located subsidiaries all over the world, employing a total of 320 people.

About Kaneka

Kaneka is an innovation-oriented chemical company. Traditionally the company has been active in polymers, fermentation, biotechnology and electronics, as well as other fields. Business activities now span a broad spectrum of markets ranging from plastics, EPS resins, chemicals and foodstuffs to pharmaceuticals, medical devices, electrical and electronic materials and synthetic fibers. The life science related activities are currently one of the strategically important domains for Kaneka. The company has been a pioneer among Japanese chemical companies in establishing overseas operations, beginning in 1970 with a subsidiary in Belgium. Kaneka Corporation is a company headquartered in Osaka-Japan, with subsidiaries in the United States, Belgium, Germany, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Australia, Vietnam, India, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia and Brazil. Kaneka employs more than 8,900 people worldwide.