Novartis, Vasella Cancel Non-Compete, $78M Pay Deal

Feb. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde reports that Novartis AG announced an agreement between its board and its outgoing chairman, Daniel Vasella, to cancel a payment of a maximum of $78 million over six years to keep him from working for rival drugmakers. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown."
Debt Debate: It's That Time Again
23:24 - More than 40 Democratic senators signed a letter Monday urging SEC Chair Mary Jo White to require that public companies disclose their spending on political campaigns. Bloomberg's Phil Mattingly reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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