Press Release

Shionogi to Announce Corporate Personnel Reassignment

OSAKA, Japan, October 18, 2018 - Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Osaka, Japan; President and CEO: Isao Teshirogi, Ph.D.; hereafter “Shionogi”) announced that Shionogi will implement the following corporate personnel reassignments as of November 1, 2018.

1. Corporate Personnel Reassignments (Effective; November 1, 2018)

New (or Continuing) Position

Name

Present Position

Back office

Vice President,

Biomarker R&D Department

Gaku Sakaguchi

Vice President,

Digital Intelligence Department

Vice President,

Digital Intelligence Department

Hiroyuki Kobayashi

Digital Intelligence Department

Forward-Looking Statements

This announcement contains forward-looking statements. These statements are based on expectations in light of the information currently available, assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from these statements. Risks and uncertainties include general domestic and international economic conditions such as general industry and market conditions, and changes of interest rate and currency exchange rate. These risks and uncertainties particularly apply with respect to product-related forward-looking statements. Product risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, completion and discontinuation of clinical trials; obtaining regulatory approvals; claims and concerns about product safety and efficacy; technological advances; adverse outcome of important litigation; domestic and foreign healthcare reforms and changes of laws and regulations. Also for existing products, there are manufacturing and marketing risks, which include, but are not limited to, inability to build production capacity to meet demand, unavailability of raw materials and entry of competitive products. The company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

For Further Information, : Corporate Communications Department Shionogi & Co., Ltd.

Telephone: +81-6-6209-7885

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