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GSK, Kim Branson
By Maggie Lynch
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Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline hired Kim Branson as the company’s new SVP and global head of artificial intelligence and machine learning. In this position, Branson will oversee the use of AI for target identification.
Branson has worked in the biotech industry for more than 15 years, before this appointment at GSK, he was the head of AI at Genentech, and the chief data scientist at the health analytics company, Lumiata.
He will not be alone as a Genentech alum at GSK. The company hired Hal Barron, previously chief medical officer and EVP at Genentech in 2018. Kevin Sin, head of business development, and Shobie Ramakrishnan, SVP of Pharma IT, are also former Genentech employees.