Ian Read

Type: Person
Name: Ian Read
Title: Assistant Commissioner, SB - Hurtsville (Australia)
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

FirstWord List – The key pharma trends of 2014 to date...

With the football (soccer) World Cup entering its pivotal stages in Brazil, it is perhaps appropriate to consider 2014 to date as a game of two halves for the pharmaceutical industry – or its shareholders at least.Sovaldi brings US drug pricing to the ... [Published FirstWord Pharma - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Briefly On Pfizer: It's Time To Buy

By The Panama City Investor :When I first heard the news in April that Pfizer ( PFE ) was having another go at merging with AstraZeneca ( AZN ), I was skeptical that this effort would have a different outcome to the one in January. AstraZeneca 's quick ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 3 reports

Pfizer elects new board member

(MarketLine via COMTEX News Network) -- Pfizer Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, has elected James Smith to the board of directors.Mr Smith also was appointed to the Corporate Governance and Science and Technology Committees of Pfizer's Board.Mr Smith, ... [Published PredictWallStreet - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Joy as BT agrees to underground cables in west Reading

:00 0 commentsRELIEVED neighbours are celebrating after a dramatic U-turn in a battle over the controversial location of two telegraph poles in a Victorian street.Share this imageBT has caved in to the demands of west Reading neighbours, spearheaded by ... [Published Local Berkshire - Jul 02 2014]
Entities: Ian Read, Compromise
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 2 reports

Video: Pfizer Pledges To Ringfence Drug Development In AstraZeneca Deal

Pfizer said it would ringfence the development of important drugs if it acquired AstraZeneca , rejecting a charge from the British company that a takeover would disrupt important research and put lives at risk.Pfizer's Chief Executive Ian Read told lawmakers ... [Published The US Daily - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

Video: Lawmakers Press Pfizer CEO For Job Guarantees

British lawmakers pressed the chief executive of Pfizer on Tuesday to guarantee jobs should the American company succeed in taking over London-based AstraZeneca, prodding him on whether he could be trusted to honor promises made as part of the bid. Ian ... [Published The US Daily - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Case for Corporate Tax Reform

Guest post written by Sen. Tom CoburnMr. Coburn is a U.S. Senator representing Oklahoma.As our nation faces serious economic challenges, one of the few policy goals that unite all sides in American politics is the urgent need for economic growth.  Enthusiasm ... [Published Forbes.com - Jun 26 2014]
Entities: Tax Reform, Corporate, Taxes
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Comment: Shire shores up defences | HS2

KEEP taking the tablets. That seems to be the strategy of international (particularly American) Big Pharma these days as the sector sees merger and acquisition activity as Route A out of its difficulties.These pressures include major blockbuster drugs ... [Published The Scotsman - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

15 Highest-Paid Biopharma CEOs of 2013

If this year's list of highest-paid CEOs in biopharma offers any message from the industry, it's this: Big Biotech is beating Big Pharma.Long dominated by global behemoths like Johnson & Johnson ( $JNJ ) and Pfizer ( $PFE ), this executive-pay ranking ... [Published FiercePharma - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Two state leaders express concerns over Pfizer’s potential takeover of AstraZeneca

Governors of Delaware and Maryland have expressed their concerns over the impact of Pfizer Inc.'s proposed takeover of British pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca on workers as well as the states' economies.AstraZeneca employs nearly 2,600 people in Delaware ... [Published TopNews United Kingdom - Jun 17 2014]
First reported May 26 2014 - Updated May 27 2014 - 8 reports

Pfizer abandons AstraZeneca takeover

The deadline under UK corporate law for AstraZeneca to accept the deal passed on 26 May27/05/2014 AstraZeneca confident in long-term prospectsHelen TunnicliffePFIZER has decided to abandon its takeover attempt of AstraZeneca after the UK-based drugs firm ... [Published TCE Today - May 27 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 14 2014 - 13 reports

Pfizer/AstraZeneca: prescription for failure | Editorial

Bagehot divided the English constitution into two parts, the "dignified" elements such as the crown that need to be seen to be there, and the "efficient" centres of power which actually get things done. The question raised by Pfizer's disturbing move ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 13 2014]

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...Ian Read, Pfizer's chairman and chief executive officer, said: "we are pleased to have jim smith join pfizer's board of directors. he brings leadership and operational and international business experience to pfizer's board and will be an excellent asset to the company." The pharmaceuticals giant is the largest of its kind in the world and is currently exploring new ways to achieve growth after recently walking away from...

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Cable Plots Tougher Foreign Takeover Rules [Published Sky News - Jul 12 2014]
Where's the U.K. outrage over AbbVie's pursuit ... [Published FierceBiotech - Jul 07 2014]
FirstWord List – The key pharma trends of 2014 ... [Published FirstWord Pharma - Jul 04 2014]
Briefly On Pfizer: It's Time To Buy [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 03 2014]
Briefly On Pfizer: It's Time To Buy [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 03 2014]
James C Smith elected to Pfizer's board of dire... [Published European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer - Jul 03 2014]
Pfizer elects new board member [Published PredictWallStreet - Jul 02 2014]
Joy as BT agrees to underground cables in west ... [Published Local Berkshire - Jul 02 2014]
Pfizer appoints Reuters boss to board of directors [Published Zenopa - Jul 02 2014]
Reuters chief executive joins Pfizer board [Published Pharmafocus - Jul 02 2014]
Best S&P 500 Stocks According To Shareholder Yi... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jun 30 2014]
Video: Pfizer Pledges To Ringfence Drug Develop... [Published The US Daily - Jun 27 2014]
Video: Lawmakers Press Pfizer CEO For Job Guara... [Published The US Daily - Jun 27 2014]
Video: Pfizer Pledges To Ringfence Drug Develop... [Published IT Business Net - Jun 27 2014]
Video: Lawmakers Press Pfizer CEO For Job Guara... [Published IT Business Net - Jun 27 2014]
James C. Smith Elected to Pfizer's Board of Dir... [Published CNBC - Jun 26 2014]
The Case for Corporate Tax Reform [Published Forbes.com - Jun 26 2014]
CDC committee recommends AZ's FluMist over flu ... [Published FierceVaccines - Jun 26 2014]
Will GlaxoSmithKline plc Become A Bid Target? [Published Interactive Investor - Jun 24 2014]
Will GlaxoSmithKline plc Become A Bid Target? [Published Motley Fool UK - Jun 24 2014]
Comment: Shire shores up defences | HS2 [Published The Scotsman - Jun 24 2014]
Not the best medicine [Published BDlive - Jun 23 2014]
15 Highest-Paid Biopharma CEOs of 2013 [Published FiercePharma - Jun 19 2014]
Michael Shaw on merger-mania in the drug indust... [Published American Council On Science & Health - Jun 19 2014]
Tax Inversions: Tail Wags Dog? [Published Value Walk - Jun 19 2014]
Two state leaders express concerns over Pfizer’... [Published TopNews United Kingdom - Jun 17 2014]
Pfizer lost its AstraZeneca bid purely on price... [Published FiercePharma - Jun 12 2014]
Pfizer's (PFE) Management Presents at Goldman S... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jun 12 2014]
The UK's New Takeover Code Is The Best Thing To... [Published Benzinga.com - Jun 10 2014]
Pfizer loses bid for AstraZeneca [Published Drug Discovery News - Jun 09 2014]
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Pfizer Decides AstraZeneca Isn’t Worth the Trou... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 27 2014]
Source: Thinkstock After months of the chase, it seems Pfizer Inc.  ( NYSE:PFE ) has finally given up on its pursuit of British-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca Group Plc  ( NYSE:AZN ). The company announced in a statement on Monday that it would ...
Frontrunning: May 27 [Published Zero Hedge - May 27 2014]
Vietnam, China trade accusations after Vietnamese fishing boat sinks ( Reuters ) SEC Set to Spur Exchange Trading ( WSJ ) Bank of Japan quietly eyes stimulus exit ( Reuters ) Japan Risks Low Growth Even as Easing Spurs Inflation ( BBG ) Hello Japan: Bond ...
Pfizer ditches pursuit of AstraZeneca [Published AdBanks.net - May 27 2014]
Pfizer has dropped its pursuit of AstraZeneca after repeated takeover attempts. br /> Pfizer has given up on its attempt to take over the British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. The American drug maker announced Monday that it was withdrawing ...
Pfizer abandons AstraZeneca takeover plans [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - May 27 2014]
US drugmaker Pfizer has confirmed it has no plans to launch another bid for rival AstraZeneca ( LON:AZN ). The London-listed Anglo-Swedish group rejected the final £55 a share (£69bn) bid despite some of the firm’s most influential shareholders urging ...
Decentralising drug research: Pharmed out [Published The Economist - Business - May 22 2014]
IAN READ, the chief executive of Pfizer, is not a man easily rebuffed. His attempt to woo AstraZeneca, a British drugs firm, included politesse—appearances before Parliament, web videos on Pfizer’s strategy—and, more importantly, a sweetened offer ...
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UK MPs quiz Pfizer boss over Astra [Published Reuters Video: Business - May 13 2014]
Pfizer to mount UK charm offensive [Published Reuters Video: Business - May 09 2014]
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ASTRAZENECA BOARD REJECTS PFIZER’S FINAL PROPOSAL [Published AstraZeneca - May 19 2014]
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