Tag: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Novel Novartis Malaria Compound Shows Potential to be Effective Against Infections Resistant to Antimalarial Drugs

Novartis (No. 2 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) published proof of concept study results in the New England Journal of Medicine showing that its new antimalarial compound, KAF156, demonstrated activity against both vivax and falciparum malaria, including artemisinin-resistant parasites. Malaria is a life-threatening disease primarily caused by parasites…

No. 2 | Novartis Pharmaceuticals | DiversityInc Top 50

WHY THEY’RE ON THE LIST KEY RESULTS Promotions for Women into Management: 37.8% higher than the Top 10 and 52.2% higher than the Top 50 Supplier Diversity: Double the Top 10 average and triple the Top 50 average on subcontractors who are minority owned SupplierDiversity: Four times higher than the…

Julie Sweet, Accenture, chief executive officer

Accenture Names First Woman As US Group Chief Executive

Accenture’s announcement that Julie Spellman Sweet has been promoted to Group Chief Executive-North America means that as of next month, four of the six major consulting firms will have women leaders (Deloitte, IBM and KPMG are the others). Virginia Rometty became Chairman, CEO and President of IBM in 2012. Deloitte…

Top Companies for Women: What 3 Best Practices They All Have

By Barbara Frankel and Shane Nelson Photo by Shutterstock What makes a company a really good place for women to reach their full potential An analysis of data of The 2015 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity shows the top companies for women all have: Strong, cross-cultural mentoring programs with…

NJCU Shows How Diversity and Educational Access Is Done During Gala Event

By Michael Nam New Jersey City University held its Building the Dream gala on April 16, a benefit to raise scholarship funds while honoring luminaries who have supported its aims of providing cost-effective higher education for New Jersey’s residents. The honorees included DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti who received the Corporate…

Men Named John Outnumber Women in Key Leadership Positions

By Michael Nam Justin Wolfers, a Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan, highlighted the lack of women in charge of financial and political institutions with a darkly amusing ratio he calls the Glass Ceiling Index. In his New York Times Upshot column, Wolfers was apparently…

Disability Mentoring Day at Novartis Helped Students Prepare for Workforce

Disability Mentoring Day at Novartis Helped Students Prepare for Workforce Students from 11 New Jersey High Schools Participated Geri Jewell shares a laugh with students at Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation on National Disability Mentoring Day. East Hanover, NJ, October 29, 2014 Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NPC) hosted more than 100 high school…

VIDEO: Taking Medicine Personally—Addressing Emerging Patient Needs

Christi Shaw U.S. Country Head, President of Novartis Corporation and President of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation Christi was appointed U.S. Country Head, President of Novartis Corporation & President of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation in April 2014. She joined Novartis in July 2010 as Head of North America Novartis Oncology where she oversaw…