Nxera Team


Our management team, board and scientific advisory board have vast experience in the global pharma industry and provide a wealth of expertise.

A portrait of Dr. Satoshi Tanaka

Dr. Satoshi Tanaka

Executive Vice President, President of Nxera Pharma Japan

Satoshi was appointed as an Executive Officer of Nxera Pharma in July 2023. Satoshi has more than 35 years of experience as a top management of pharmaceutical companies in Japan, Europe and Korea. He has successfully developed and launched 10 pharmaceutical products as President of BASF Pharma (Germany), Actelion (Switzerland), and Idorsia (Japan and Korea). He holds an MBA in Management from Cranfield University, UK, and a Doctor of Medicine from Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine.