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Bayer axes 1,250 pharma jobs, with R&D taking the brunt

Bayer axes 1,250 pharma jobs, with R&D taking the brunt

The shake-up – which follows its $66bn takeover of agricultural products company Monsanto – will also result in the sale of its animal health division to narrow its focus to pharma, consumer ... The consumer health unit will lose around 1, 100 workers

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  • GSK: we won’t be splitting up any time soon GSK: we won’t be splitting up any time soon

    Walmsley scotches rumours of a consumer health spin-off. GlaxoSmithKline’s chief executive Emma Walmsley quashed any speculation about an imminent spin-off yesterday regarding its consumer health division. ... The decision is in contrast to firms such

  • Pfizer builds gap between pharma and consumer health units Pfizer builds gap between pharma and consumer health units

    Its consumer health division will become a standalone unit after lack of buyer interest. ... It’s already sold off animal health and nutrition divisions however since Read took over the group in 2011.

  • The Creative Floor Healthcare awards open for entry The Creative Floor Healthcare awards open for entry

    Introduces a new animal health category. The Creative Floor Healthcare Awards 2018 has opened for entry and will now include an animal health category. ... Representing agency-side were names from the likes of McCann Health, Sudler, Concentric Health,

  • Morning brief: CAR-T competition hots up, Keytruda sales soar and more Morning brief: CAR-T competition hots up, Keytruda sales soar and more

    CEO Kenneth Frasier has addressed these concerns by buying oncolytic virus specialists Viralytics for $394m, but is ruling out a sell-off of its animal health divison, or a mega-merger. ... The report written for the Office of Health Economics by experts

  • Sanofi sells European generics to Advent for $2.4bn Sanofi sells European generics to Advent for $2.4bn

    Under Brandicourt, the French group has already divested its animal health business via a 22.8bn asset-swap deal with Boehringer Ingelheim in 2015 that bolstered Sanofi’s consumer health unit. ... Just this month, for example, GlaxoSmithKline divested

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  • Deal Watch October 2018

    The Bernstein analyst, Wimal Kapada, suggested recently that Bayer’s animal health division could be for sale or be spun out. ... So two opportunities here – acquisition of animal health products and out-licensing to Bayer’s pharma business.

  • Deal Watch February 2017 Deal Watch February 2017

    There were six deals worth more than $1bn this month: three focused on medtech, two on ethical pharmaceuticals and one in nutrition/ consumer health. ... animal health business (Merial) for Boehringer Ingelheim's consumer healthcare business.

  • Deal Watch October 2016 Deal Watch October 2016

    For Lilly this is a good deal as it acquired the Novartis Animal Health business for $4.5bn last year and Elanco, its animal health business, is now said to be ... one of the top three animal health companies.

  • Deal Watch May 2016 Deal Watch May 2016

    It is thought that Bayer can run to as much as $140 per share and rumours are abounding about a sale of its animal health interests to support the acquisition. ... This would be in line with the long standing advice of build up or exit for Bayer's animal

  • The human perspective The human perspective

    The latter deal will see Boehringer hand its consumer health interests to Sanofi in return for the French pharma firm's animal health arm Merial.

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Latest appointments

  • Pfizer names Albert Bourla as COO Pfizer names Albert Bourla as COO

    He has held several positions at Pfizer including general manager of the company’s established products business unit and area president for its animal health business across the EMEA regions. ... Pfizer has also promoted John Young, current group

  • Bayer appoints head of EU liaison office Bayer appoints head of EU liaison office

    Prior to his role at the IVA, Halling was responsible for communications and public relations at the International Federation for Animal Health.

  • Dr George Gunn moves from Novartis to join Nuritas Dr George Gunn moves from Novartis to join Nuritas

    Dr Gunn joins from Novartis where he acted as head of the company's animal health division and as a member of its global executive committee from 2004 until early last ... year. Prior to this, he also served as division head for consumer health and head

  • Merck KGaA 'to promote' Stefan Oschmann to chief executive Merck KGaA 'to promote' Stefan Oschmann to chief executive

    Prior to joining MSD Oschmann worked for the International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA from 1985 to 1987 and for the German Animal Health Federation (BfT) from 1987 to 1989.

  • Merck KGaA’s Oschmann elected president of IFPMA Merck KGaA’s Oschmann elected president of IFPMA

    Oschmann has worked in life sciences for several decades, including roles early in his career at the German Animal Health Federation and the German Chemical Industry Association. ... Oschmann said he was honoured to take over the role at an important

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Latest from PMHub

  • Companion Animal Vaccines Market Expected To Observer Major Growth By 2026

    It has been worth noting the animal health industry is one of the most lucrative revenue generating industries as well as innovative too. ... The route map of the animal health industry is innovative too – “Prevent – Treat – End”.The industry

  • Random42 Attending Jefferies 2018 London Healthcare Conference

    The event will feature leading public and private companies from the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, generics, consumer health, animal health, medical technology and healthcare services sectors from all over the world.

  • IGNIFI

    Our diverse experience in human and animal health includes:. gastroenterology . rheumatology . ... Marketing Manager, Animal Health. ---. "Of all the campaigns I've worked on, this has been the smoothest-run.

  • VCCP Health Appoints New Creative Team

    VCCP Health has announced the appointment of a new creative team: Sadie Mayes (Art Director) and Tess Evans (Creative Copywriter). ... Not only do they bring experience working on Rx accounts such as the immunology biosimilar portfolio for Novartis, but

  • VCCP Health

    Not only do they bring experience working on Rx accounts such as the immunology biosimilar portfolio for Novartis, but passion and expertise for animal health, disease awareness and charity work. ... VCCP Health has announced the appointment of Beverley

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