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Pfizer-Allergan Leadership: Two Dealmakers In The Driver's Seat

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Executive Summary

Ian Read will remain CEO of Pfizer Inc. when it mergers with Allergan PLC through a $160bn transaction set to close during the second half of 2016, but Allergan's like-minded CEO Brent Saunders will be sitting beside him as Pfizer PLC's president and chief operating officer – raising questions of whether Saunders is being positioned as Read's eventual replacement.






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