AstraZeneca looking at outsider CFO

AstraZeneca wants some fresh eyes on its financial challenges. The drug maker is casting outside of pharma for a new CFO to replace Jon Symonds, who quit abruptly in June to join Goldman Sachs.

The company is down to a short list and expects to announce the chosen one soon. That'll be two down and five to go; Pfizer recently tapped an industry outsider as its new CFO, and five other drug companies are still on the hunt.

- read this article from the Financial Times

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