Alexion adding 50 jobs in Ireland to grow global supply chain

Alexion ($ALXN) will add about 50 positions in quality assurance, quality control and logistics in Dublin as part of plans to open laboratories and offices to help expand its global supply chain. Alexion expects that the new staff in Ireland will begin supplying its only marketed medicine, Soliris, by the end of this year, and the expanding workforce there will also manage supply of additional drugs to patients as they are approved, the company said. Release