Teresa Mazur

Head of HR, Global Corporate Functions 
Takeda Pharmaceutical

Teresa Mazur is Head of HR, Global Corporate Functions at Takeda, a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discovering and delivering life-transforming treatments, guided by its commitment to patients, people and the planet.  

Teresa is inspired to create great places to work that make a difference to individuals and collectively within our global communities. She has over 20 years of business experience developing and implementing contemporary people solutions that make an impact. She joined Takeda in 2018 and is a member of the HR Leadership Team reporting to the CHRO. She is responsible for leading an organization that delivers HR strategies and programs supporting all of the Global Corporate Functions which span 45 countries and seven Takeda Executive Team members.   

In 2019, Takeda acquired Shire, expanding the company’s geographic footprint and leading position in Japan and the U.S., and creating a company that brings highly-innovative medicines to approximately 80 countries/regions with 50,000 employees worldwide. Since that time, Teresa and her Global HR team have been part of the team leading business transformations to modernize the Global Corporate Functions, in particularly in key areas of Finance, Data, Digital & Technology and HR.    

Prior to joining Takeda, Teresa was vice president of HR for Fiserv, a Fortune 500 financial services technology company. She also has served in HR leadership roles for other healthcare companies (Integra Lifesciences and CIGNA) and spent her early career in a variety of roles within the consulting firm Towers Perrin, now Willis Towers Watson. 

Teresa holds a master’s degree from Villanova University and a bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University.