Three Novartis executive committee members to leave; GoldStandard announces new hires;

> Three members of the Novartis ($NVS) executive committee will leave the company following the completion of deals struck with GlaxoSmithKline ($GSK) and Eli Lilly ($LLY). Article

> Gold Standard Labs, a veterinary diagnostic company, added three marketing and laboratory specialists to its staff. More

> Bayer Animal Health Japan has launched a test kit for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus in sera of pigs. Article (sub. req.)