GSK plans expansion in China despite bribery allegations

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 25 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4744
  1. Jane Parry
  1. 1Hong Kong

In the wake of the bribery scandal engulfing GlaxoSmithKline in China, chief executive officer Andrew Witty has said that the company remains committed to operating there, and may introduce tiered pricing, as it has in other developing regions such as Africa.

At a press conference on 24 July, Witty largely reiterated what had previously been said in public statements from the company regarding the allegations by the Chinese authorities that four of its senior staff in China had been engaged in widespread fraud.1

Witty said, “To …

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