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Novartis ex-chair Vasella nets new $5.2M exit package

At a total of 5 million francs, Daniel Vasella's new exit package is a small fraction of the 72 million originally approved by the Novartis board. But at a time when executive pay is under the microscope in Switzerland, some watchdogs are still unhappy.

Novartis' Sandoz unit stumbles again

Novartis has received another letter from the FDA regarding its Sandoz generic drugs unit. This time, it is for a plant in Austria that Novartis picked up in its $1.3 billion buyout of Ebewe Pharma, a specialist in generic cancer drugs.

Where should pharma go? Depends which CEO you ask

Three continents, three drugmakers, three lenses for viewing pharma's future. Which gives the clearest glimpse of Pharma Next? You decide.

Novartis CEO Jimenez focuses R&D on the new blockbuster paradigm

For many pharma companies like, say, Eli Lilly, the focus in R&D has been taking the big bats and swinging for the proverbial fences, looking for breakthrough drugs that can instantly command billions in annual revenue. That strategy has been on display for Alzheimer's as well as heart drugs, where Lilly has been pursuing questionable scientific strategies in search of the golden blockbuster ticket.

Novartis welcomes ex-COO as chairman

Welcome to this week's roundup of hirings and firings throughout the industry. Please send the good word (or the bad) from your shop to Alison Bryant (email | Twitter) and we will feature it...

Novartis' Jimenez says no need to sell Roche stake

With a new chairman selected to take the helm of Novartis, lots of folks are wondering what is in store for the Swiss drugmaker. Not so fast, CEO Joe Jimenez said this week.

Novartis braces for $3.5B hit to 2013 sales

Flat sales and lower profits. These aren't predictions that shareholders like to hear. But like other Big Pharmas before it, Novartis faces generic competition for its biggest drugs. And like its rivals, the Swiss drugmaker is bracing for continued fallout.

Novartis nabs EU approval for meningitis B vaccine Bexsero

Novartis has won European approval of Bexsero, its new meningitis B vaccine, which is central to the Big Pharma's drive to grow its big vaccine unit.

Novartis CEO pay cited as Swiss weigh limits to exec compensation

The Swiss are up in arms over executive pay again and, once again, Novartis ($NVS) executives are key exhibits in their case.

Novartis CEO pay cited as Swiss weigh limits to exec compensation

The Swiss are up in arms over executive pay again, and once again, Novartis ($NVS) executives are key exhibits in their case. This time, a fair-pay initiative will go up for nationwide vote, giving citizens the chance to weigh in on executive compensation.