Valeant wants Perrigo's Papa as its new CEO - CNBC, citing Dow Jones

Thu Apr 21, 2016 10:04pm EDT
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April 21 (Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc is seeking to name Perrigo Co Plc's Joseph Papa as its new chief executive, CNBC tweeted, citing Dow Jones.

Valeant is finalizing a contract with the Perrigo CEO and an announcement of his appointment could come as soon as next week, a CNBC tweet said. (

Valeant and Perrigo could not be reached immediately for comment outside regular business hours. (Reporting by Rama Venkat Raman in Bengaluru; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier)