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GlaxoSmithKline plc - Directorate Change

LONDON, Sept. 8, 2008-GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) today announced that Chris Viehbacher, Executive Director and President North American Pharmaceuticals, has decided to stand down from the Board on 8th September, and will leave the company with effect from 1st December 2008 to pursue another opportunity.

Andrew Witty, Chief Executive Officer said: I would like to thank Chris for his significant contribution to GSK, he is one of the most talented and respected executives in this industry and we wish him well in his future endeavours.”

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Posted: September 2008

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