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Chief scientific officer at Johnson & Johnson set to retire this year

As with Johnson & Johnson's CEO Alex Gorsky, the company's Chief Scientific Officer Paul Stoffels wants to step aside at the New Year, leaving the post for an as-of-yet unknown replacement.

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Paul Stoffels, chief scientific officer at Johnson & Johnson, will exit his role at the company effective from the end of 2021, reports Bloomberg News.

The pharmaceutical giant has yet to find a replacement for Paul Stoffels, who has been with the company since 2002, spearheading the development of many treatments for HIV, Ebola and Zika virus, for example.

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