December 9, 2021

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The director of AstraZeneca has made a lot of money on vaccine development, he is the highest paid employer in the UK

The director of AstraZeneca has made a lot of money on vaccine development, he is the highest paid employer in the UK

Pascal Soriot, CEO of pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, was the highest-paid employer in companies holding shares in the British FTSE 100 last year. The portal news.sky.com reports this.

The FTSE100 Index is made up of hundreds of companies with high market capitalization based on the United Kingdom and their shares traded on the London Stock Exchange. A new analysis by a nonprofit high-wage center shows that the average income of CEOs from the FTSE 100 index by 2020 is 2.69 million. This is 86 times more than the average income of a full-time British employee.

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Pascal Soriat, a graduate veterinarian, has helped Astrogeneka renew its R&D reputation and maintain its independence by avoiding rival Pfizer’s $ 118 billion acquisition.

AstroGeneca is the only company to sell COVID-19 vaccines on a non-profit basis, promising to produce 1 billion corona virus vaccines for low- and middle-income countries.

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