James Ford appointed GSK General Counsel

GSK today announced that James Ford, currently SVP and General Counsel for Global Pharma, will succeed Dan Troy as General Counsel, GSK. James will join the Corporate Executive Team (CET) on 1 August.

Issued: London UK

Through his 23-year career with GSK, James has gained wide-ranging legal experience including investigations, complex corporate transactions and litigation in senior roles across the USA, Asia and UK.

James replaces Dan Troy who will leave GSK after 10 years as General Counsel.

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GSK cautions investors that any forward-looking statements or projections made by GSK, including those made in this announcement, are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Such factors include, but are not limited to, those described under Item 3.D 'Principal risks and uncertainties' in the company's Annual Report on Form 20-F for 2017.