AstraZeneca’s David Brennan: Think Globally, Outsource Locally

While AstraZeneca has committed to outsourcing extensively, and to establishing prominence in China and other Asian countries, it does not have a “one-size-fits-all” approach to outsourcing, says CEO David Brennan in this exclusive interview. In many parts of the world, the company is still learning by doing and developing local strategies for when and how to outsource manufacturing and other operations, and when (as in China) to keep things mostly in-house.