R&D Heads At GSK & AZ Say Key To Success Lies In Smart Risk Taking
AZ's Mene Pangalos and GSK's Hal Barron are at different stages of overseeing culture changes in their respective R&D workforces - but both agreed at a recent conference that such transformations are key for the future viability of their drug companies.
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