Reports: Ex-Novartis chief Vasella to flee Switzerland for US

Departing Chairman Daniel Vasella

Is ex-Novartis ($NVS) chairman Daniel Vasella moving stateside? Swiss media report that Vasella is decamping from his home in Zug for greener pastures in the U.S. Sources say Switzerland has become "uncomfortable" for Vasella, perhaps because of ongoing criticism of his outsized pay packages, but folks in Zug say his plans predate the controversy.  Report