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Novartis brings ex-COO home to replace Vasella as chairman

Novartis Chief Joe Jimenez knew the company would reveal that Chairman Daniel Vasella was bowing out--and that his former colleague--and competitor--Joerg Reinhardt would step into the job.

Critics decry FDA consulting deals

The FDA is drawing fire for hiring outside consultants to train managers and assess operations. The agency has contracted with management consultants McKinsey & Co. for more than $17 million in