The antithetic Millennial and their impact on innovation detractors

Monday, September 18, 2017

The Pulse on Study Startup by Craig Morgan

By 2025, Millennials will make up the majority of the workforce1. In response, companies are clamoring to understand how to recruit, motivate and retain these workers. But what is the current and expected impact of this demographic on clinical research?

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Bristol-Myers Squibb appoints three new independent directors

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Bristol-Myers Squibb has appointed Robert J. Bertolini, Matthew W. Emmens and Theodore R. Samuels to its board of directors, effective immediately. In connection with these appointments, the board will temporarily expand to 14 directors until the 2017 Annual Meeting, to be held on May 2, 2017. Only 11 directors will stand for election at the meeting. Bristol-Myers Squibb also announced that it has entered into an accelerated share repurchase (ASR) program to repurchase, in aggregate, $2 billion of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s common stock.

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GE relocates corporate HQ to Boston

Monday, February 1, 2016

Global industrial giant General Electric (GE) is pulling up stakes in Connecticut and moving its headquarters to Boston. As a result, Massachusetts has vowed to fund a $5 million “digital foundry” to help GE connect with researchers and startup companies.

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Quintiles names new COO and CFO

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Kevin Gordon, who is serving as executive vice president of operations and chief financial officer at Quintiles, a North Carolina-based CRO, has been promoted to chief operating officer at the company. In addition, Michael McDonnell is expected to join Quintiles in December as EVP and CFO.

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Mylan to commence formal offer to acquire Perrigo

Friday, April 24, 2015

On April 8, Mylan issued a Rule 2.4 announcement under the Irish Takeover Rules stating that it had made a non-binding proposal to acquire Perrigo for $205 in a combination of cash and Mylan stock for each Perrigo share. The Rule 2.4 announcement followed the delivery of that proposal to Perrigo’s chairman on April 6.

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