Steffen Eckart

Steffen Eckart

Associate Director, Talent and Organization Strategy , Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd


Steffen Eckart, the Associate Director, Recruiting & Training Administration at Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd., is globally-minded Human Resources professional who aspires to support the development and sustained success of businesses in Asia. He develops organization capability through innovative programs to attract, develop, and deploy talent. Steffen is a diplomatic, adaptable leader who is at ease working effectively with colleagues and clients across cultural and geographic boundaries.

Earlier, he was the Associate Director, Talent and Organization Strategy at Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd. He has also served as Associate Director, Human Resources Development in the same company.

Before joining Takeda Pharmaceutical, Eckart was the Vice President, HCM Strategy and Management at Goldman Sachs. He has also been the Vice President, Tokyo Head of Campus Recruiting and Associate/Vice President, Human Resources Generalist at Goldman Sachs, plus he has worked as an Associate in different domains here.

Prior to this, Eckart was the Corporate Consultant at ALC Education, Inc., and an English Instructor at NOVA Intercultural Institute.

Eckart is a Member of the Board of Deutsche Schule Kobe European School. He holds his master’s degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from Monterey Institute of International Studies.