Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, “Eisai”) has announced that it received the 33rd “IIA Japan Chairman’s Award” of the Institute of Internal Auditors – Japan (Chairman: Kazuhiko Fushiya, “IIA Japan”).
The IIA Japan was established in 1957 with the aim of contributing to the sound development of Japan’s industry and economy through the internal audits. It also functions as Japan’s representative organization of The Institution of Internal Auditors (IIA), which plays a role of global leadership in international audits.
“IIA Japan Chairman’s Award” was established in 1987, and it is the 33rd time this year. This award is to commend the corporations and management organizations, which have the fulfilled internal audit system, the active and continuous internal audit activities in long time period, the achieved results, as well as the contribution for spreading and developing the internal audit.
Through the review by the Review Committee (Head of Committee：Nobuo Hida), the following initiatives of Eisai’s Corporate Internal Audit Department for the internal audit activities were highly evaluated, and Eisai received the Chairman’s Award.
- Emphasis on contribution for achieving the corporate objectives,
- Implementation of audit by the full consideration of business operation risks and socially focused matters and selecting the theme for audit,
- Emphasis on cause analysis of problems, and
- Implementation of regular internal and external evaluations for continuous audit quality improvement.
Eisai’s corporate philosophy is to give first thought to patients and their families, and increase the benefits that health care provides as well as address diverse healthcare needs worldwide. In order to realize this corporate philosophy, Eisai will promote our initiatives for internal audit quality improvement, and is striving for further enhancement of corporate governance to improve sustainable corporate value.
Public Relations Department,
Eisai Co., Ltd.