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Equifax names former GE executive Mark Begor as CEO

(Reuters) – Credit-monitoring firm Equifax Inc (EFX.N) named former General Electric Co (GE.N) executive Mark Begor as chief executive officer on Wednesday, as it looks to regain investor confidence after being hit by a massive data breach. FILE PHOTO: Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. corporate offices are pictured in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.,…

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GSK buys out Novartis in $13 billion consumer healthcare shake-up

FRANKFURT/ZURICH (Reuters) – GlaxoSmithKline (GSK.L) is buying Novartis (NOVN.S) out of their consumer healthcare joint venture for $13 billion, taking full control of products including Sensodyne toothpaste, Panadol headache tablets, muscle gel Voltaren, and Nicotinell patches. GSK’s biggest move since Emma Walmsley became chief executive last year follows the British drugmaker’s decision…

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