Dozens of companies across central Indiana are using programs aimed at middle- and high-school students to develop a pool of talented kids who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math to fill the growing number of jobs for which such skills are necessary.
After years of pipeline failures, Eli Lilly and Co. is on a bit of a hot streak. This month alone, the Indianapolis-based drugmaker has reported positive results from clinical trials of four experimental drugs.
Over the last eight years, Eli Lilly relied on a three-decade company veteran to steer it through declining sales and a struggling product pipeline. Now, it’ll rely on another long-time executive for its next chapter.
John Lechleiter has been the company's CEO since 2008. The announcement Wednesday morning of his retirement comes one day after the firm announced strong revenue and profit for its second quarter, indicating that Lechleiter's initiatives have paid off.
A hot-selling drug for diabetes sold by Eli Lilly and Co. and a co-partner just got another potential boost, as a government panel narrowly recommended that the companies should be allowed to claim that the drug cuts the risk of cardiovascular death.