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GSK, under its new CEO, has made most of its waves recently not with approvals but with high-profile appointments, and it continued in this trend with the appointment Hal Barron.
The decision to have brought Barron in as Chief Scientific Officer and President, R&D, alongside a position on the board of the company, has already garnered a fair amount of interest. This is mainly down to Barron’s track record with Genentech, as its SVP and CMO, where he brought through a swathe of successful treatments, including Avastin, Tarceva and Perjeta.
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GlaxoSmithKline is the third largest pharmaceutical company in the world, based on annual sales, which reached $37,134m in 2009. Spread over 100 countries, GSK employs 96,500 people, 13,000 of which are dedicated to research and development of the the ...
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