Asia Executives On The Move: BMS, Pfizer, Takeda, RDPAC
Rapid changes in China prompt many pharma companies to shuffle strategies and accelerate personal changes. BMS is getting a new country GM, Pfizer Biopharma China GM is departing and Takeda BU head is stepping down.
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