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Merck KGaA invests €1bn in Darmstadt HQ

By Ben Hargreaves

The German company intends to spend €1bn to expand its company headquarters, invest in manufacturing capabilities and further train staff members.

Allergan lays off 117

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Allergan lays off 117

By Fiona BARRY

Plus CEO switch for Merck KGaA, Pfizer MD resigns, and generics org looks to South Africa for its next chair.

PhRMA has appointed a new board. (Image: Reyer Media/CC)

All change on PhRMA board

By Fiona BARRY

Pfizer's Ian Read replaced as head of PhRMA, plus Merck KGaA reveals new line-up after Sigma-Aldrich acquisition.