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The purpose of the Global Specialty Medicines Group will be to use the strong presence in the generic market at a local level to leverage the offer of specialty medicines at a global level. Rob Koremans has been named President and CEO of the newly formed Group.

03 MAY – Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. today announced the establishment of the Global Specialty Medicines (GSM) group. Rob Koremans, who will serve as President and CEO Global Specialty Medicines, will continue to serve on Teva's Executive Committee and will report to Jeremy Levin, President and CEO of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. "The recent establishment of the Global Specialty Medicines group – explained Levin – significantly reinforces Teva's commitment to our patients, customers and healthcare systems by combining the strong and consolidated presence location in the affordable, high-quality Generics market, to our scale and global expertise in Specialty medicines."

“The GSM group will work seamlessly with our local generics teams, complementing each other to form a unique – yet differentiated Teva presence in the market – he continued – the creation of this group is a milestone in the our strategy to optimize our business and pave the way for Teva to become the world's most indispensable pharmaceutical company."
“Teva has a strong portfolio of specialty medicines and this move will further emphasize and strengthen our leadership and innovation capability in this space,” Koremans added. “Teva's outstanding specialty medicines capabilities are now concentrated in the new GSM group, and in this way it is possible for us to more effectively fulfill our duties towards our patients and other stakeholders”.

Teva also announced that Dipankar Bhattacharjee, previously Senior Vice President Western Europe, has been promoted to the position of President and CEO of Generics Europe, reporting directly to Jeremy Levin. Bhattacharjee will also join the Teva Executive Team. Jeremy Levin commented on Bhattacharjee's promotion: “We welcome Dipankar to this new role. He is a formidable leader and will strive to do the best

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