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GlaxoSmithKline plc
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Issued: 12 June 2018, London, UK - LSE
GSK announces changes to Vaccines and Global Manufacturing & Supply leadership
GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that Luc Debruyne, President, Vaccines, is to leave GSK at the end of the year. Roger Connor, currently GSK's President, Global Manufacturing & Supply (GMS), will become President, Vaccines on 1 September.
During a 27-year career at GSK, Luc has held a number of roles including General Manager for the Company in the Netherlands and Italy and Senior Vice President of the Pharmaceuticals business in Europe. For the last 5 years he has been President, Vaccines overseeing the successful integration of the Novartis vaccines business, including the R&D portfolios and manufacturing networks, aligning resources to priority projects, preparation of the Shingrix launch and building a stronger presence in the US.
Roger Connor has been on the Corporate Executive Team (CET) since 2012 as President, GMS and has led the strategic transformation of GSK's supply chain to support improved quality and supply performance. He has a proven track record of leading a complex, global organisation, developing organisational capability and driving cultural transformation.
With effect from 1 September, Regis Simard is appointed President, Pharmaceutical Supply Chain and will join CET. Regis is currently SVP Global Pharma Manufacturing and joined GSK in 2005 as a site director in France, having previously worked in the electronics, medical devices and pharmaceutical industries.
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorised.
GlaxoSmithKline plc
Date: June 12, 2018 
Victoria Whyte
Authorised Signatory for and on
behalf of GlaxoSmithKline plc