Lud­wig Hantson is clean­ing house at Alex­ion, boot­ing R&D chief Mar­tin Mack­ay and oth­er ex­ecs

Two months ago, ex-Bax­al­ta CEO Lud­wig Hantson got the CEO’s job at Alex­ion $ALXN af­ter the for­mer helms­man got the heave-ho fol­low­ing ac­cu­sa­tions that the com­pa­ny had been push­ing ad­vance sales to make the num­bers look bet­ter.

To­day, Hantson is clean­ing house and prepar­ing to bring in his own team.

The group of de­part­ing ex­ecs in­cludes R&D chief Mar­tin Mack­ay, who is now be­ing forced out for the sec­ond time since he was oust­ed by Pas­cal So­ri­ot as head of R&D at a strug­gling As­traZeneca in ear­ly 2013. Mack­ay will leave at the end of Au­gust.

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