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Novartis CEO explains how and why he cut jobs

Novartis CEO Joe Jimenez says he chose to cut jobs "from a position of strength," rather than wait until company performance forced his hand.

Novartis chief touts new effort to offer streamlined, consumer-friendly trials

If there's one thing that Novartis ($NVS) CEO Joe Jimenez likes to talk about, it's efficiency.

Novartis CEO calls external focus key to fast-changing pharma

The idea of facing generic competition for a $5 billion blockbuster like Diovan would daunt almost any CEO. But Joe Jimenez (photo) says his experience hawking baby food and ketchup at Heinz made him

Jimenez counts on 7 drugs to take Novartis past Diovan

Maybe it's the rarefied Davos air or the long-range mountain views, but Novartis ($NVS) CEO Joe Jimenez is feeling optimistic about the post- Diovan future. After the Swiss drugmaker loses patent...

Novartis hammers out deal to keep Nyon plant open

Don't accuse Novartis ($NVS) CEO Joe Jimenez (photo) of refusing to listen. After workers in Nyon, Switzerland, stopped work to protest their plant's closure, the company sat down to talk about other

Jimenez offers bouquet to FDA's Hamburg

Novartis ($NVS) CEO Joe Jimenez (photo) is no stranger to the executive Q&A; he's been chatted up by almost every big media outlet there is. However, every once in a while, he drops a bit of new

Novartis workers end strike, but vow to fight on

The good news for Novartis ($NVS): Workers in Nyon, Switzerland, have ended their strike. The not-so-good: If union leaders and employees think the drugmaker isn't negotiating in good faith, they'll

Novartis staffers stop work at Nyon plant in jobs protest

Swiss workers haven't taken Novartis' ($NVS) job-cutting plans lying down. First, union members and political activists joined protests in Basel--including one at Chairman Daniel Vasella's (photo)

Novartis cost push claims 2,000 jobs in U.S., Switzerland

Novartis ($NVS) has put a number to its job-cutting plans. The Swiss-based drugmaker will shed 2,000 jobs in its home country and the U.S., while shutting down expensive-to-operate European

Novartis chops 2,000 drug development jobs in shift to Asia

With Joe Jimenez at the helm, Novartis ($NVS) has consistently vowed to back its multibillion-dollar R&D empire, avoiding the wholesale restructuring that has upended research operations at many