Joyce E. Eriksen Eggers, Associate Director, Contracts and Supplier Diversity for Takeda Pharmaceuticals International is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She has over 25 years experience as a Contracts Manager, including 10 years in procurement at Takeda. Her current responsibilities include leading Takeda’s Strategic Sourcing Contracts Group in Cambridge, MA and the Supplier Diversity program for Takeda in the US. Joyce works closely with Takeda’s Strategic Sourcing Groups to develop and maintain partnerships with Diverse Suppliers who meet their requirements for excellence and innovation, and are competitive in their offerings. Joyce is currently the 2012-2014 Co-Chair to the ISM Supplier Diversity Pharmaceutical Forum.