Daiichi Sankyo: Expansion of Business into Turkey and India
DAIICHI SANKYO also announced that it signed a co-promotion agreement with Glaxo Smith Kline Pharmaceuticals Limited for the antihypertensive agent BenitecTM (generic name: olmesartan medoxomil) in India. Sales of the drug are to start in June 2008. DAIICHI SANKYO established its India subsidiary Daiichi Sankyo India Pharma Private Limited in Mumbai in March 2007 which is currently in the process of expanding its operational structure to start full-scale business.
Company name: DAIICHI SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED
Representative: Takashi Shoda, President and Representative Director
(Code no.: 4568, First Section, Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya Stock Exchanges)
Please address inquiries to Toshiaki Sai, General Manager,
Corporate Communications Department
Posted: May 2008