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GSK hires ex-Walmart executive to boost tech operations, digital platforms

Major drugmakers are grappling with the impact of technology on their businesses

Reuters  |  London 

GlaxoSmithKline has appointed former Wal-Mart Stores executive Karenann Terrell to the new senior position of chief digital and technology officer as the drugmaker looks to harness smart tech systems across the group. The move reflects a desire by Chief Executive Emma Walmsley, who took over in April, to apply digital platforms in everything from clinical trials to customer interactions. It comes a day before GSK reports quarterly results. Major drugmakers are grappling with the impact of technology on their businesses, as digital apps offer patients new ways to monitor their ...

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First Published: Tue, July 25 2017. 20:20 IST
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