March 3, 2011
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd.
Day Care Center for Children
BeanStalk Kids Center TOKUSHIMA
Opening April 1, 2011
Tokyo, Japan, March 3, 2011 - Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Taro Iwamoto) announced today that it will open an employer-sponsored day care center for children called BeanStalk Kids Center TOKUSHIMA.
In recent years, the importance of maintaining a work-life balance has been in the spotlight. The Otsuka Group, including Otsuka Pharmaceutical, is committed to providing its employees with a work environment that provides opportunities for continuing employment when raising a family. As such, Otsuka Pharmaceutical has decided to establish an employer-sponsored children's day care center. The company's first day care center will be located in Tokushima, which marks the beginnings of the 5,500-employee Otsuka Group. In the future, Otsuka Pharmaceutical plans to open day care centers at other locations within and outside of Japan as necessary.
Information in this news release was current as of the original release date.