Gerard Adams promoted to president and CEO of Kyowa Hakko USA

Adams will be responsible for growing the North and South American sales of Kyowa Hakko USA’s products and for all aspects of Kyowa Hakko USA’s business growth and development.

Gerard Adams, former general manager, corporate strategy, of Kyowa Hakko Bio, Tokyo, has been promoted to president and CEO of Kyowa Hakko USA (KHUS). He is based out of New York and is taking over for Leo Cullen, who has been with the company since 2007.

“Gerard is committed to supporting KHUS during this exciting time, leading with a proven track record of driving growth and innovation,” Cullen said in a press release. “He will spearhead future developments at KHUS, drawing from his wealth of experience in cross-cultural management and high-level strategic corporate planning.”

Adams will be responsible for growing the North and South American sales of Kyowa Hakko USA’s products and for all aspects of Kyowa Hakko USA’s business growth and development. 

“I’m honored to be taking over from Leo Cullen, who has shown exemplary leadership as CEO,” said Adams in a press release. “He has not only expanded Kyowa Hakko USA’s business but has built a high functioning team that I’m looking forward to working closely with to grow the business and explore new market opportunities for KHUS.”