Teva’s Schultz Sets Sights On The Horizon While Continuing To Face Headwinds
Teva chief Kåre Schultz has set out his vision for the company to be a world leader in generics, complex generics and biologics, even as he continues to cut staff and shut manufacturing sites as part of cost-cutting measures. In the meantime, the firm faces a “trough year” in 2019, and its profitability is continuing to suffer due to impairments including charges linked to its acquisition of Actavis in 2016.
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