Investors angry about a mismatch between executive pay and corporate performance claimed their third scalp on Tuesday as Aviva's chief executive stood down, but his �1.75m severance package was immediately attacked as “obscene”.
Cookson Group Plc CKSN.L may break up into its two major divisions in an effort to improve shareholder returns and is to admit a partner from activist shareholder Cevian to its board, the British industrial materials supplier said.
London, 28th May 2012 - Today, Merck Serono announced that they will provide Pliazon�, a cream for the treatment of skin reactions, free to all UK patients undergoing anti-EGFR antibody therapy for metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC).
... a microbiologist at Indiana University in Bloomington. She led teams that developed five bacteria-fighting drugs beginning in the 1970s in laboratories that are now part of AstraZeneca Plc, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., Johnson and Johnson and Pfizer Inc.
Similarly, AstraZeneca fell by 665p but it is yielding a very attractive 6.5pc. Mr McDermott tipped Neil Woodford's Invesco Perpetual High Income fund but said equities were not the only route to income.