Takeda Seeks `Strategic Acquisitions': COO Weber

July 2 (Bloomberg) -- Christophe Weber, chief operating officer of Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Japan's largest drugmaker, talks about the company's business strategy. Takeda hired Weber, a former GlaxoSmithKline Plc executive, in April, and plans to have him succeed Chief Executive Officer Yasuchika Hasegawa next year. The 47-year-old Frenchman would become Takeda's first foreign CEO. Weber spoke in an interview in Tokyo yesterday. (Excerpts. Source: Bloomberg)

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