AstraZeneca CEO lays out his short term priorities

AstraZeneca released its third-quarter and nine months results this morning, and you can see all of the information here. In presenting the information to reporters, Chief Executive Officer Pascal Soriot provided a look at his priorities for his first months on the job: In addition to the well known challenges that confront the pharmaceutical sector as a whole, the loss of exclusivity of several of our brands in major markets has largely defined our financial performance in the first nine months of 2012.  We will continue to meet these challenges with determination… Read More

AstraZeneca releases half year results


AstraZeneca released second quarter and half year results for 2012 this morning, with Interim Chief Executive Officer Simon Lowth summing them up: Despite the challenges – primarily as a result of the expected loss of exclusivity on some products – our underlying performance in first half of the year reflects the resilience of several of our brands and the benefits of disciplined cost management. We also made significant progress in bolstering our late-stage pipeline and on-market portfolio through external opportunities that represent a good strategic fit and add value. Our long-term priorities… Read More

David Brennan: “A Long And Rewarding Career”

AstraZeneca Chief Executive Officer and Board member David Brennan announced today that he is retiring after six years in the position, saying it has been a “genuine privilege” to lead the company. The following are comments Brennan made during a call with journalists about AstraZeneca’s first quarter financial results: “The pharmaceutical sector is experiencing pressures none of which I’ve witnessed in my 36 years in the industry. I remain very confident that AstraZeneca has the capabilities, courage and determination to be successful into the future. If we maintain our focus on meeting… Read More

AZ announces 4th quarter and full year results 2011

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AZ announces 3rd quarter results

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AZ announces 2nd quarter & half year results

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AstraZeneca announces first quarter results

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