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    The Drum (03 Dec 2018)

    Diageo's Jerry Daykin departs for GlaxoSmithKline as EMEA media director

    GLAXOSMITHKLINE has appointed DIAGEO's global head of digital media partnerships Jerry Daykin to the role of media director for EMEA. He will report to global media lead Scott Grez and global chief digital officer Marc Speichert, and play an important role in PUBLICIS' 'Platform GSK' team. He starts his new role in 2019.

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    Morning Star (30 Nov 2018)

    Unilever In Exclusive Talks To Buy GlaxoSmithKline's Horlicks

    UNILEVER has entered into exclusive talks with GLAXOSMITHKLINE to buy its nutrition business, including the popular Horlicks malted drink brand popular in India. Unilever beat a rival bid from Nestle SA while The Coca-Cola Company was also interested briefly when the final round of the auction began in September. GSK is selling the business because its priorities have shifted under chief executive Emma Walmsley. If the deal is finalised, Unilever would strengthen its position in India, its most important emerging market.

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