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GSK ships 2018-2019 seasonal influenza vaccines for U.S. market

GSK ships 2018-2019 seasonal influenza vaccines for U.S. market

PHILADELPHIA — GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) today announced it will begin shipping its quadrivalent influenza vaccines to US healthcare providers and pharmacies for the 2018-19 flu season, immediately following licensing and lot-release approval from the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that

Former GSK CEO chosen to head Optum

MINNEAPOLIS — UnitedHealth Group has tapped former GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) chief executive officer Sir Andrew Witty as the next CEO of Optum, its health services, technology and pharmacy benefits management unit. The appointment is effective July 1. Witty, 53, will succeed Larry Renfro, who is set to lead UnitedHealth Group’s enterprise growth efforts and Optum’s

GlaxoSmithKline officially opens new HQ

GlaxoSmithKline officially opens new HQ

WARREN, N.J. — One of the world’s largest consumer health care companies celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art headquarters here earlier this month with company leaders and federal, state and local dignitaries. GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare — known for such brands as Sensodyne, Theraflu, Excedrin, Nicorette and NicoDermCQ, Flonase, and TUMS — held the

GlaxoSmithKline CEO Andrew Witty to retire

GlaxoSmithKline CEO Andrew Witty to retire

LONDON — Sir Andrew Witty, chief executive officer of GlaxoSmithKline plc, plans to retire from the company next year. GSK announced Witty’s retirement Thursday in releasing its 2015 annual report to shareholders. Plans call for Witty to step down from the CEO post on March 31, 2017. The board of directors plans to conduct a