Issued: London, UK
GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that Deborah Waterhouse, CEO of global specialist HIV company ViiV Healthcare, will join GSK’s Corporate Executive Team (CET) with immediate effect. ViiV Healthcare is majority owned by GSK, with Pfizer Inc. and Shionogi Limited as shareholders.
Deborah joined GSK in 1996 and has worked in a number of commercial leadership roles in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the USA. She has a strong track record of performance in both specialty and primary care medicines and brings further commercial focus to the CET.
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About ViiV Healthcare
ViiV Healthcare is a global specialist HIV company established in November 2009 by GlaxoSmithKline (LSE: GSK) and Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) dedicated to delivering advances in treatment and care for people living with HIV. Shionogi joined in October 2012. The company’s aim is to take a deeper and broader interest in HIV/AIDS than any company has done before and take a new approach to deliver effective and new HIV medicines, as well as support communities affected by HIV. For more information on the company, its management, portfolio, pipeline, and commitment, please visit www.viivhealthcare.com.
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