About AMDD

AMDD Overview

Outline of AMDD

Name:
American Medical Devices and Diagnostics Manufacturers’ Association (AMDD)
Address:
Central Park South 15F, 4-10-2 Nakano, Nakano-ku, Tokyo (Secretariat office)
Representative:
Kosuke Kato, Chairman
Description of activities:
The AMDD represents the operations of companies that provide medical devices and in-vitro diagnostics (IVD) and other advanced medical technology in Japan. The AMDD undertakes advocacy activities with the goal of providing global-standard advanced medical technology to Japanese patients. These activities include providing policy recommendations related to regulatory issues, national health insurance reimbursement payments, and healthcare system reform in Japan. The AMDD maintains a close collaborative relationship with the U.S. Government and the U.S.-based industry association Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), in addition to the Japanese government, academic societies and other industry organizations.

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AMDD Mission

Providing valuable medical technology and information to your loved ones today, so that they may live in good health.

Board Members(As of January, 2018)

Board of Directors
Chairman Kosuke Kato
Edwards Lifesciences Limited
Managing Director
Vice Chairman Matt Schmidt
Abbott Vascular Japan Co., Ltd.
President and Representative Director
Director Takashi Shimada
Medtronic Japan Co., Ltd.
Senior Advisor
Director Tatsuo Achiwa
Nippon Becton Dickinson Company, Ltd.
President & Representative Director
Director Eriko Asai
GE Japan
President and CEO
Executive Managing Director
Government Affairs and Policy
Director Hideyuki Ashikaga
Baxter Limited
President, Representative Director
Director Tamotsu Hiiro
Johnson & Johnson K.K.
President
Director Yusuke Naiki
Boston Scientific Japan K.K.
President, Representative Director
Director Kazuya Ogawa
Zimmer Biomet G.K.
Chairman
Director William Phillips
St. Jude Medical Japan Co., Ltd.
President
Director Hiroyuki Saeki
Stryker Japan K.K.
Representative Director and President
Director Haruyoshi Sakamoto
Abbott Japan Co., Ltd.
Representative Director and Chairman of the Board and President
Director Hiroyuki Sasase
3M Japan Limited
Health Care Company President
Auditor Shigeyuki Masukawa
Boston Scientific Japan K.K.
Vice President
Auditor Koichi Higuchi
Higuchi Koichi Jimusho
CPA, Tax Cousellor
Advisor Huimin Wang
Edwards Lifesciences
Corporate Vice President, Japan and Asia Pacific
Advisor Akira Matsumoto
Calbee, Inc
Chairman of the Board & CEO

Organization Chart

組織図 STM Committe RAQA Committee Advocacy Committee Public Awareness Committee Capital Equipment Committee Orthopedics Committee IVD Committee Legal&Complliance Commitee Membership Committe AMDD MTPI