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Ian Read, Chairman and Chief Executive of Pfizer Inc., arrives at Portcullis House to attend a parliamentary business and enterprise committee hearing on the future of AstraZeneca, in central London, May 13, 2014. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Ian Read, Chairman and Chief Executive of Pfizer Inc., arrives at Portcullis House to attend a parliamentary business and enterprise committee hearing on the future of AstraZeneca, in central London, May 13, 2014. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Ian Read, Chairman and Chief Executive of Pfizer Inc., arrives at Portcullis House to attend a parliamentary business and enterprise committee hearing on the future of AstraZeneca, in central London, May 13, 2014. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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Ian Read, Chairman and Chief Executive of Pfizer Inc., arrives at Portcullis House to attend a parliamentary business and enterprise committee hearing on the future of AstraZeneca, in central London, May 13, 2014. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Ian Read, Chairman and Chief Executive of Pfizer Inc., arrives at Portcullis House to attend a parliamentary business and enterprise committee hearing on the future of AstraZeneca, in central London, May 13, 2014. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Ian Read, Chairman and Chief Executive of Pfizer Inc., arrives at Portcullis House to attend a parliamentary business and enterprise committee hearing on the future of AstraZeneca, in central London, May 13, 2014. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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Ian Read, chief executive officer of Pfizer, speaks at a news conference in New York November 5, 2013. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

Ian Read, chief executive officer of Pfizer, speaks at a news conference in New York November 5, 2013. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

Ian Read, chief executive officer of Pfizer, speaks at a news conference in New York November 5, 2013. REUTERS/Adam Hunger
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The Pfizer logo is seen at their world headquarters in New York April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

The Pfizer logo is seen at their world headquarters in New York April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

The Pfizer logo is seen at their world headquarters in New York April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples

A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples

A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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