Why Otsuka Europe?
Otsuka is a dynamic and vibrant organisation. Our European team is a diverse group of motivated individuals who have a passion for delivering innovative products that offer better healthcare to patients worldwide.
  • We employ people who want to release their creativity, can think unconventionally, and want to follow their dreams.
  • You’ll find us a welcoming and friendly place, where people enjoy what they do and gain immense satisfaction from working on products that are unique.
  • To help to unlock the maximum potential in our people, we’ve created an inspiring work environment that stimulates innovative thought and togetherness. Our open-plan style encourages collaboration, teamwork and communication, which encourages the cross-fertilisation of ideas. For example, the interior design of our European regional office includes an ‘Innovation area’, quiet rooms and an English pub-themed restaurant known as ‘The Otsuka Arms’, all with the aim of maximising creativity, whether you have plenty of experience or are just starting out on your career.
  • With over 46,000 employees globally, and over 600 employees in Europe, we are thinking big and plan to grow to match our aspirations and those of our highly successful Japanese parent company.  

Date of preparation: February 2018

Reference OPEL/1017/GEN/1134r

Otsuka in Support of Women’s Empowerment Principles


Otsuka have signed the CEO Statement of Support for the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), a set of principles focusing on corporate action to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community. Developed in 2010, these voluntary principles are the result of a collaboration between the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women).

A summary of the 7 key principles are below

1. Establish high-level corporate leadership for gender equality
2. Treat all women and men fairly at work – respect and support human rights and nondiscrimination
3. Ensure the health, safety and well-being of all women and men workers
4. Promote education, training and professional development for women
5. Implement enterprise development, supply chain and marketing practices that empower women
6. Promote equality through community initiatives and advocacy
7. Measure and publicly report on progress to achieve gender equality

Date of preparation: February 2018

Reference OPEL/1017/GEN/1134ai