SPOTLIGHT: Novartis taps new U.S. pharma chief

The musical chairs game in Novartis' top management ranks is continuing as new pharma chief Joe Jiminez revamps the ranks. The Swiss drug maker has appointed Ludwig Hantson to top its U.S. pharmaceuticals business. Hantson takes over for Alex Gorsky, whose departure was announced in February; previously, Hantson ran Novartis' European pharma business. Report