Pfizer Latest Foreign Firm To Axe India Field Force Jobs: Here’s The Big Picture Take
Pfizer effects hundreds of field force job cuts in India as it rewires its commercialization approach and creates new roles leveraging its ‘digital core’, but industry experts suggest there is a complex mix of other factors at play as well.
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More foreign pharma firms, this time Sanofi and GSK, are reorganizing sales and marketing efforts accompanied by layoffs in India. Scrip talks to experts about what’s driving the right-sizing and the wider trend.
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