AstraZeneca Restructuring

New CEO to announce outcome of new restructuring plan in Jan Feb, what's he going to say?

Mölndal is toast. CVGI is

Mölndal is toast. CVGI is toast. R&I will be moved to Alderley, and all the ex-pats will be left in the wilderness.

Sorry, Swedes not Sweds.

Sorry, Swedes not Sweds.

I think the Sweds will be

I think the Sweds will be wiped from history. Astra R&D has been even worse than Zenecas. Big question is what will the company be called when it does the inevitable mega merger, probably with Abbvie. AbbvieZeneca anyone?

What?! The sacred cow of

What?! The sacred cow of Alderley Park is vulnerable - I think not.

From what Soriot said today

From what Soriot said today respiratory is one of his main priorities which would mean Molndal is probably not in his sites. Alderley's only research area is now oncology, which wasn't mentioned as one of the five priorities - Alderley looks more vulnerable.

Earlier comment: See, like I

Earlier comment:
See, like I said.
MM gone.
Next aquire Shire, merge with Abbvie

New CEO doesn't exclude a larger M&A: Looks like you're right. Question is: who will we cut to finance this?
Thus the wheel of fortune spins again:
an A for Alderly Park
a B for Boston
an M for HIGH LIKELIHOOD

God natt Mölndal

Latest comments from new Mr

Latest comments from new Mr Big to accompany the profit warning say they'll develop strong scientific leadership; so thats more senior managers and less scientists in the lab again.

It will be the same old

It will be the same old courageous twaddle as 2010. Good luck, old friends.

Whether tomorrow or beginning

Whether tomorrow or beginning of March: this is the third year running (to my count) that AstraZeneca is "restructuring". I have a hard time believing anyone can focus on the core business (developing drugs, for those of you who have forgotten) in such an environment.

No restructuring announcement

No restructuring announcement tomorrow this will be made beginning of March

Any predictions about

Any predictions about tomorrow's announcements?

Err - where else?

Err - where else?

Head of CVGI in Mölndal?

Head of CVGI in Mölndal?

The restructuring

The restructuring announcement will be beginning March not end January. The head of CVGI left after a major disagreement with our Greek friend. Related to closure of CVGI or large reduction of head count in said department

If it goes to the usual

If it goes to the usual pattern the announcement will be postponed three times before its finally revealed...

See, like I said. MM

See, like I said.
MM gone.
Next aquire Shire, merge with Abbvie

"Hi guys, AstraZeneca hasn't

"Hi guys, AstraZeneca hasn't announced a restructuring plan that I can see. Is this just speculation that one might be on the way?"

new CEO, Soriot, has stated that he will be announcing his strategy at the end of January.

Hi guys, AstraZeneca hasn't

Hi guys, AstraZeneca hasn't announced a restructuring plan that I can see. Is this just speculation that one might be on the way?

MM on his way out I reckon.

MM on his way out I reckon.

We would we be without irony!

We would we be without irony!

Maybe he'll announce the need

Maybe he'll announce the need to open new research sites in the East Midlands, Sweden and the US & Canada.

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