New appointments at biopharma and equipment companies also feature in this week's column.
Pfizer’s UK MD, Jonathan Emms, has begun his post as President of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), after his election at the end of last year.
He takes over from Deepak Khanna, MSD UK and will serve a one-year term before the next election.
Taking up the appointment, Emms said the pharmaceutical industry is facing several challenges at the moment.
“High barriers to getting innovative medicines to patients and low and slow usage across the NHS means we risk falling behind our European neighbours,” he said, adding he wanted to work with industry, government and the UK National Health Service (NHS) “to make change happen.”
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