GlaxoSmithKline to hold summit with major shareholders as board seeks to secure backing for boss Emma Walmsley and plans to split business
Under pressure: Boss Emma Walmsley GlaxoSmithKline will hold a summit with major shareholders next week as the board seeks to secure backing for chief executive Emma Walmsley and her plans to split the business. The one-hour crunch meeting on October 7 will be spearheaded by the pharma giant's chairman Jonathan Symonds and senior independent director Vindi Banga, who is also a senior partner at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, the private equity firm bidding for Morrisons.
Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk, who will face each other for the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO world heavyweight belts on Saturday, were forced to share a dressing room at the 2011 Amateur World Championships Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua are set to meet in the ring at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday evening.
The best prop in Super League - what Kristian Woolf had to say about Alex Walmsley's stunning performance
What Kristian Woolf had to say about Alex Walmsley's stunning performance SAINTS coach Kristian Woolf paid tribute to England prop Alex Walmsley after his barnstorming performance helped the defending champions clinch a second-place finish in Super League with a resounding 40-6 victory over Leeds. Walmsley produced a series of rampaging runs which caused havoc for the Rhinos defence and also scored his 50th career try as Saints bounced back from their dramatic golden-point defeat by Catalans Dragons which dashed their hopes of claiming the League Leaders’ Shield.
Betfred Super League St Helens (28) 40 Tries: Grace, Welsby, Knowles 2, Makinson, Walmsley, Mata'utia Goals: Coote 6 Leeds (6) 6 Try: Dwyer Goal: Martin St Helens bounced back from their Magic Weekend disappointment against Catalans, sealing a top-two finish with a thumping home victory against Leeds.
DRUGMAKER GlaxoSmithKline today stepped up its role in the vaccine race as a Covid-19 shot developed with SK Bioscience entered final-stage clinical trials, paving the way for worldwide roll-out next year. The FTSE100 giant said the GBP510 jab created with the South Korean biopharma had triggered a strong antibody response in patients with no safety concerns in early phase studies.
A WHITEHAVEN councillor has warned people that it is "only a matter of time before someone get’s seriously hurt" after ongoing problems with motorbikes on his estate. Coun. Carl Walmsley said that mini motorbikes had been a big problem on the Mirehouse estate for as long as he could remember and that if the problem was not solved, someone would be injured.
The manager of a day centre who has made a big difference to the lives of pensioners in the area is retiring. Liz Walmsley (66) has been a familiar face at the Meadows Day Centre, in Spalding, for more than 20 years and is looking forward to embarking on a well earned retirement.
Gary Charlton’s Whitehaven continued their fantastic home form – which now sees them with five consecutive home wins and reducing the gap on their opponents who currently occupy the final play-off place heading into the final week of the Championship season. Many will have scoffed at the idea of Haven being amongst the play-off race but their run of home victories sees them as one of the in-form teams in the division with their status seemingly secured.
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - All the cards have lined up for a plan to bring a casino to the River City. On Tuesday, a Richmond Circuit Court gave final approval to put a referendum for the ONE Casino + Resort on the November ballot. It is the second to the last step in the process.
Stand firm against activists, Emma! Pascal Soriot from rival AstraZeneca gives backing to besieged Glaxo boss
AstraZeneca boss Pascal Soriot is urging Emma Walmsley to stand firm and stick with her plans for Glaxosmithkline amid an assault from activist investors. His unusual intervention in defence of a rival is largely based on his own experience and that of his board in repelling a bid from US pharma giant Pfizer in 2014.
Whitehaven man denies coercive behaviour at Carlisle Crown Cour A WHITEHAVEN man has denied subjecting a woman to criminal controlling conduct by allegedly requesting she “asks for permission to care for her baby”. Paul Anthony Walmsley, 38, appeared at Carlisle Crown Court yesterday and faced a total of four charges.
A WHITEHAVEN man has denied subjecting a woman to criminal controlling conduct by allegedly requesting she “asks for permission to care for her baby”. Paul Anthony Walmsley, 38, appeared at Carlisle Crown Court yesterday and faced a total of four charges. One alleges the use of controlling or coercive behaviour towards the woman between early July last year and February 14, 2021.
As Pfizer forecasts sales of its Covid jab will hit £24bn, Glaxosmithkline risks losing its crown as the world's biggest vaccines maker
Glaxosmithkline has been left in the dust by rivals during the pandemic Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and even nemesis Astrazeneca have developed shots used around the world Pfizer demonstrated the financial fruits of this success as the US firm predicted sales of £24.1billion this year from the jab it developed with Biontech
The head of the British pharmaceutical giant GSK, Emma Walmsley, will present the company's quarterly results on Wednesday as criticism mounts over ineffective management and delays in Covid-19 vaccine production. She is one of a small number of women to lead a large UK company and has become a fixture of global business circles after boosting GSK’s research efforts.
David Walmsley, who says he once had a baseball bat confiscated by police, has defended his comments arguing they were 'probably said in jest' A Wyre councillor is being investigated after making a comment on social media calling for teenagers to be "clubbed". David Walmsley, councillor for the Jubilee ward in Thornton Cleveleys, replied "club them" to a post reporting on antisocial behaviour by teens in Anchorsholme park yesterday (Jul 21).
Dean Walmsley has appeared at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court - again Serial sex offender Dean Walmsley has been given one last chance to stay out of prison - after being caught chatting online with a fellow pervert. The 30-year-old has a long history of committing sexual offences and is subject to an indefinite Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO) which bans him from social media.
Alex Walmsley can't wait to hear roar of fans up Wembley Way SAINTS prop Alex Walmsley is relishing hearing the Wembley roar this afternoon – particularly after the experience of having to lift the Super League trophy in an empty stadium last November. With the Challenge Cup Final given the status of a test event, up to 45,000 fans are allowed in to the game – and that will add atmosphere to this showpiece occasion.