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Novo’s US head is ready for turnaround

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The head of Novo Nordisk’s North American business, Jakob Riis, has made the necessary changes to facilitate a turnaround in his first five months in the job. He now has the freedom and room to maneuver that should lead to twice as big a share of the market for the group's major insulin hope.


BY STEFAN SINGH KAILAY
Offentliggjort 08.02.17 kl. 16:08

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