Asia Executives On The Move: Sanofi, GSK, Merck
The coming of spring has brought with it a plethora of pharma executives changes in the Asia Pacific. Sanofi has a new China GM, Merck China R&D head leaves for a startup and Daiichi Sankyo has a new head for its generics business.
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