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2014-07-07 16:24:29

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX) announced today that Lonnel Coats has been appointed president and chief executive officer effective July 7, 2014. Mr. Coats most recently served as president and chief executive officer of Eisai Inc., the United States subsidiary of Eisai Co., Ltd. Mr. Coats joins Lexicon after 18 years of senior management experience with Eisai. As president and chief executive officer at Eisai, he...

2014-06-23 08:29:15

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc., the U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Eisai Co., Ltd., today announces the immediate appointment of Barry Lederman to the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In this role, Mr. Lederman will have full oversight and responsibility for leading Eisai's financial operations in the Americas Region. He also will serve as a member of the company's Executive Committee....

2014-03-21 23:21:51

Japan’s largest religion, Buddhism, has played a major role in developing tourism in Japan. Recently, the Japan National Tourism Organization guided travel editorial professionals to some of Japan’s popular destinations and showed how Buddhism created the surroundings of the tourism industry. (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 While the number of US travelers to Japan remains high, Japan National Tourism Organization organized a lecture about the connection of Buddhism to the Japanese tourism...

2014-03-10 08:30:23

Company Appoints New Executive Leaders WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Eisai Co., Ltd., today announced the appointments of Yuji Matsue as chairman and chief executive officer and Shaji Procida as president and chief operating officer, effective April 1, 2014. Mr. Matsue and Ms. Procida succeed current President and CEO Lonnel Coats, who will be retiring from Eisai in June 2014 after 18 years. Over the next few months,...

2014-02-28 00:21:21

TOKYO, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Niwano Peace Foundation will award the 31st Niwano Peace Prize to Ms. Dena Merriam, founder and leader of the Global Peace Initiative of Women, in recognition of her contributions to humankind in the search for wisdom and for a more just and sustainable world. An award presentation ceremony will take place in Tokyo on May 16. In addition to an award certificate, Ms. Merriam will receive a medal and 20 million yen. A trailblazer in the...

2014-01-27 00:20:24

TOKYO, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In his annual peace proposal, "Value Creation for Global Change: Building Resilient and Sustainable Societies," released on January 26, Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, calls for increased regional cooperation in response to extreme weather events and natural disasters. He also proposes a comprehensive program of global citizenship education and the holding of a youth summit on nuclear...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.