GlaxoSmithKline Reveals Job Plan to Swap India for Scotland; Glaxo Chief Explains Move to Scotland

Published: Apr 12, 2011

Hearld Scotland -- DRUGS giant GlaxoSmithKline is transferring manufacturing processes from India to Scotland and also planning to invest “tens of millions” at its operation in Ayrshire.

Chief executive Andrew Witty, the plain-speaking Yorkshireman who leads the world’s third largest drugs company, said the apparently counter-intuitive move would see 1.5 tonnes of biomanufacturing to move from India to Montrose in Angus.

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