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Takeda Continues Its Diversification By Hiring French COO From GlaxoSmithKline

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

GSK vaccines executive Christophe Weber will join Takeda as chief operating officer next spring and could be installed as the Japanese pharma’s next CEO a year later. Ironically, Weber negotiated a joint venture with Takeda competitor Daiichi Sankyo in 2012 to challenge Takeda’s primacy in the Asian vaccines market.

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