GSK makes clean sweep of HGS executive suite; Knode wins Big Pharma client;

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> GlaxoSmithKline wasted no time pussyfooting around Human Genome Sciences, now that it owns the place. Glaxo swept into its newly acquired company and swept out almost all of its leadership. GSK ($GSK) veterans are taking the top three executive spots at HGS, The Washington Post reports. Deirdre Connelly will take the helm as president and CEO, replacing H. Thomas Watkins, who's been running the company since 2004. Connelly has been running Glaxo's North American pharma business. Story

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