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Local GlaxoSmithKline business names new president

| Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Roger Scarlett-Smith has been named the new president at GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, North America, which has its headquarters in Moon.

Scarlett-Smith will relocate to Pittsburgh, from London, and replace George Quesnelle, who becomes president, global switch and strategic growth projects, the company said today.

Previously, Scarlett-Smith headed the United Kingdom GSK Consumer Healthcare business, and had management positions in Australia and New Zealand.

The Consumer Healthcare division employs 500 locally, and more than 1,400 nationwide. It launched the alli over-the-counter weight loss drug a year ago, and has more than 30 well-known brands including the Nicorette and NicoDerm CQ stop-smoking products, Aquafresh and Sensodyne toothpastes and Tums antacids.

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