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Executive Health Management

GSK to Name Jonathan Symonds as New CFO

2019 16 Jul

Jonathan Symonds CBE, former CFO of AstraZeneca and Novartis has been appointed to chairman at GlaxoSmithKline in the wake of the pharmaceutical company’s break-up. Symonds is currently overseeing operations at HSBC, and will replace Sir Philip Hampton, non-executive chairman at GlaxoSmithKline for the past four years. Symonds has previously... Read more

Pharmacy Management

LANTERN Study Confirms Ultibro Superiority in COPD

2014 10 Sep

Novartis has recently presented data which show that Ultibro, its drug for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), is superior in reducing flare-ups as compared to GlaxoSmithKline's blockbuster Seretide. The data is from the Phase III head-to-head LANTERN study that was presented at the European Respiratory Society Congress in Munich.... Read more

Cardiology Management

GSK: Heart Drug Darapladib Fails Trial Again

2014 13 May

GlaxoSmithKline has announced that its innovative heart drug darapladib has failed reduce heart attacks or other major cardiac events in patients suffering acute coronary syndrome. This marks a further disappointment for the heart medicine that has previously failed to pass a late-stage trial for patients with well-treated heart disease. ... Read more