About Takeda Oncology


Cristin McArdle

Head Counsel, Global Oncology Business Unit

Cristin McArdle is Head Counsel, OBU at Takeda. She joined the company in January 2016 and oversees Legal support provided to Takeda’s Global Oncology Business Unit. Ms. McArdle is an experienced Commercial attorney in the pharmaceutical space providing pragmatic and solution-oriented advice.

Prior to joining Takeda, Mrs. McArdle spent time at Alkermes and at Vertex Pharmaceuticals in various legal roles of increasing responsibility. Ms. McArdle rejoined Takeda in 2016 as she had spent three years in the Legal department of Takeda, then Millennium, from 2004 to 2007.

Mrs. McArdle received her BA in Humanities at the University of New Hampshire before earning her JD at Suffolk University Law School with an International Law concentration.