Keyword: Alcon

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Alcon sale? Novartis exec won't rule it out

Novartis CEO Joe Jimenez has given the flailing Alcon unit until the end of this year to get back on an upward sales trajectory, a move that has led many to think he will unload the unit if its new leader can’t make that happen. Now a hedged remark by a Novartis exec has added some juice to that idea.