Christopher Hogg, chairman of Reuters Group, is to succeed Richard Sykes as chairman of GlaxoSmithKline. Sykes' resignation is to be effective May 20; he reportedly will turn his attention to his role as rector of London's Imperial College. Hogg is to continue as Reuters' chairman. Said Sykes: "Having overseen the successful merger of GlaxoSmithKline and as I approach my 60th birthday in August, I feel now is the right time to depart."
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