– GlaxoSmithKline Plc has picked former Chief Executive Officer of Tesco Plc Dave Lewis to head GSK‘s consumer healthcare unit, which is being spun off into a standalone business, Sky News reported on Sunday.
Confirmation of his appointment could come as soon as Monday, the broadcaster said.
GSK did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.
The 40 billion pound ($53 billion) spinoff is due to take effect next year.
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