Shire Division Head Says Firm Duped Him Into Taking Job

Law360, New York (May 28, 2013, 5:46 PM EDT) -- The former head of Shire PLC's regenerative medicine unit sued the biotech company Tuesday in California federal court, alleging it promoted him only to “put a good face” on problems within the RM business and has stripped him of his duties while insinuating he was too old for the job.

Jeffrey Jonas, a veteran biotech executive, said former Shire CEO Angus Russell never told him about a pending U.S. Department of Justice investigation and other problems before he agreed to take the job of president of...
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