Building a Resilient and Healthy Company and Colleagues

Focusing on colleague and organizational resiliency and well-being, which are critical during these unprecedented times, through a multipronged approach:

  • Demonstrating commitment to agility as an organization in a time of crisis—and over the long-term—by responding quickly, maintaining rhythm and building new capabilities
  • Taking a data-driven approach to understand the levers of well-being to prioritize our focus
  • Enhancing our resiliency skills at individual, leader and organizational levels by making it relevant to these unique times, which includes encouraging leaders to develop themselves and strengthen their teams through learning and application of the five elements of resiliency

Padma Thiruvengadam
Chief Human Resources Officer

Padma Thiruvengadam is the Chief Human Resources Officer of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd. She joined the company in June 2018 and is responsible for all people experience, strategies and programs supporting the company’s global business.

Prior to joining Takeda, Ms. Thiruvengadam served as Chief People Officer for Lego and CVP, Strategic Initiatives & Operational Excellence, and Chief Human Resources Officer of Integra Life Sciences. At Pfizer, she held several senior roles in HR and the business. Earlier in her career, she worked as a Senior Vice President and Human Resources executive at Bank of America.

Ms. Thiruvengadam completed her master’s program at the University of Madras and holds a bachelor’s degree from Osmania University.

Ms. Thiruvengadam lives in Tokyo with her husband Ravi.