AstraZeneca Appoints Roche Pharma Head as CEO
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Tuesday said it has appointed Pascal Soriot from Swiss rival Roche Holding AG (ROG.VX) as chief executive, ending months of uncertainty at the U.K. drug giant.
French Labor Minister: Nuclear to Represent 50% of Capacity for Decades
French Labor Minister Michel Sapin Tuesday said nuclear energy will represent half of the country's capacity to generate electricity for decades, after an industry minister clashed with the ecologist party, the government's junior partner, over what importance to give to the industry.
Minmetals Resources CEO Sees "Sensible Adjustment" in Prices
Demand for minerals is likely to remain subdued ahead of leadership changes in China and an era of continuously rising prices ended with the "sensible adjustment" the market is going through, the chief executive of China-backed Minmetals Resources Ltd. (1208.HK) said Tuesday.