Navigation Links
AstraZeneca CEO Interviewed on Q4 and Full-Year Results 2009

LONDON, January 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmaceutical group AstraZeneca announced it's Q4 and full-year results today with CEO David Brennan saying in a video interview on that cost control and restructuring had helped deliver a revenue line above company expectations.

In the video Mr Brennan looks at the results and the drivers behind a 23% rise in core operating profit and, significantly, a 12% dividend increase. He discusses the rationale behind the "significant" R&D changes that the company is implementing as well as progress on the ongoing restructuring programme and where he sees future growth and opportunities coming from.

While he says the next five years will be challenging, the long-term future looks strong.

"We're entering a period of time where we are launching new products and we're excited about them, but it's going to take a few years for those products to get up to the revenue contribution that we need that will balance some of the patent expirations."

The interview and transcript are available now on, the online financial broadcaster, features in-depth interviews, documentaries and webcasts with senior company executives. If you would like to contact us, please email or phone +44-207-936-1352.

SOURCE AstraZeneca Plc

SOURCE AstraZeneca Plc
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. AstraZeneca and the University of Virginia Sign Strategic Research Collaboration to Develop Novel Treatments for Cardiovascular Disease
2. AstraZeneca and Nektar Sign Worldwide Agreement for Nektar Drug Development Programmes -- NKTR-118 and NKTR-119 -- to Address Opioid-Induced Constipation
3. AstraZeneca Calls on All Americans to Join US AGAINST ATHERO to Fight the Nations Number One Killer
4. BioDuro and AstraZeneca Expand Collaboration to Optimize Discovery Research for Respiratory and Inflammation Indications
5. Novartis/Schering-Ploughs Drug Will Replace AstraZenecas Symbicort as Decision Resources Clinical Gold Standard by 2012 for the Treatment of Asthma
6. AstraZeneca Implements Customized Cytel East(R) Software for More Accurate Trial Monitoring and Clinical Data Analysis
7. AstraZeneca Appoints Graham Baker Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for North America
8. AstraZeneca Nobel Medicine Initiative to Increase Interest in the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
9. AstraZeneca and M. D. Anderson Renew Cancer Research Collaboration
10. FDA Approves AstraZenecas SEROQUEL XR(R) for the Treatment of Bipolar Depression and Bipolar Mania
11. Melior Enters Research Collaboration with AstraZeneca
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/23/2016)... LONDON , June 23, 2016 ... & Hematology Review, 2016;12(1):22-8 ... Review , the peer-reviewed journal from touchONCOLOGY, ... the escalating cost of cancer care is placing ... a result of expensive biologic therapies. With the ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... 23, 2016 , ... ClinCapture, the only free validated electronic ... showcase its product’s latest features from June 26 to June 30, 2016 for ... Disrupting Clinical Trials in The Cloud during the conference. DIA (Drug Information ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Velocity Products, a division of Morris Group, ... exclusively for Okuma CNC machining centers at The International Manufacturing Technology Show, IMTS, ... companies with expertise in toolholding, cutting tools, machining dynamics and distribution, Velocity SMART ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 adds 2016 ... its pharmaceuticals section with historic and forecast data ... more. Complete report on the Cell ... 15 companies and supported with 261 tables and ... . The Global Cell Culture Media ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:6/15/2016)... , June 15, 2016 ... report titled "Gesture Recognition Market by Application Market - Global Industry ... - 2024". According to the report, the  global gesture ... in 2015 and is estimated to grow at ... billion by 2024.  Increasing application of ...
(Date:6/2/2016)... 2, 2016 The Department of Transport ... the 44 million US Dollar project, for the , ... including Personalization, Enrolment, and IT Infrastructure , to ... production and implementation of Identity Management Solutions. Numerous renowned international ... Decatur was selected for the most compliant ...
(Date:5/20/2016)...  VoiceIt is excited to announce its new ... By working together, VoiceIt and VoicePass will offer ... take slightly different approaches to voice biometrics, collaboration ... usability. Both ... "This marketing and technology partnership allows ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):